Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Granny' Bryant interview, part 01

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:49

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0011426 (copy of C1033/131)

  • Recording date

    1982-07-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Yeovil, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Bryant, 'Granny', 1897- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Granny' Bryant talks about music in her family ‘all me uncles was players’. Had a Saturday night band at home for dances, ‘violin, concertina, tambourine, tin whistles and everything you could think of’. Once lent a man an accordion but didn’t get it back. Father used to play the tambourine ‘you had to make your own music ‘cos you didn’t have nothing did ‘ee’. She could never step dance.

  • Description

    Performer notes: Traditional musician from Goathurst, near Bridgewater, Somerset. Based at Yeovil.

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Granny' Bryant interview, part 01

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