Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Sam Sherry interview, part 05
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2CDR0010826 (copy of C1047/10)
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Bob Davenport Archive
Unknown location (possibly Sam Sherry's home), Lancashire, England, UK
189/1: talks about his father who was a step dancer in then early days of music hall and worked in shipyards as a boy; taught himself to dance; gave up dancing to become a comic singer; learning “the first three Lancashire steps” from his father
Item notes: Includes announcements of slate and take numbers with clapperboard . Interviewee notes: Variety theatre entertainer and speciality dancer, particularly known for his acrobatic clog dancing. Recording notes: Recorded with 50Hz crystal neopilot track (not audible on playback copy).