Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Walter Hutchings interview, part 01

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:59

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0011476 (copy of C1033/181)

  • Recording date

    1984-11-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Wellington, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Hutchings, Philip (speaker, male), Hutchings, Walter, 1905- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

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

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    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.

  • Description

    Recording notes: Recording levels vary, muffled sound at the beginning

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