Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection
Walter Hutchings interview, part 01
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1CDR0011476 (copy of C1033/181)
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Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection
Wellington, Somerset, England, UK
Hutchings, Philip (speaker, male), Hutchings, Walter, 1905- (speaker, male)
Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)
Walter Hutchings talks briefly about buying his first accordion, it cost him a pound at a shilling a week. He can’t read music but his brother Philip who plays for the Wellington band can [Philip joins in] They talk about their other brother, Dennis who lives at Torquay who can pick up any instrument and play a tune on it but also can’t read music.
Recording notes: Recording levels vary, muffled sound at the beginning