Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Ivor Hyde interview, part 02

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    1CDR0011469 (copy of C1033/174)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Wadeford, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Hyde, Ivor (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Early 1970’s went back to playing folk music, his wife Ann also plays. Started repairing instruments when 14-15, but only started repairing concertinas in the last 12 years. Met Charlie Showers when working in Insurance. Became a full time instrument repairer about 1976. Does 2-3 concerts or clubs a week. Plays all over Somerset, Devon and Dorset. People he works with, Mainly John Chapman. Does repairs over a very wide area. Once mended four piano accordions for a fairground organ, has retuned two harmoniums [Interview continued on C1033/175].

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