Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Harry Adams interview, part 07

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:13

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    (copy of )

  • Recording date

    1979-03-24

  • Recording locations

    Isle Abbots, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Adams, Harry, 1903-1982 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Harry Adams talks about buying a Broadside at Bridgewater Fair ‘She was a poor hedger’s daughter the pride of the green’, the acts at the fair, the upside down girl [contortionist], the fat lady, the dancing girls ‘young chaps all round there, mouths open and eyes’ and the boxing ring.

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