Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection

Sam Sherry interview, part 05

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:20

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0010826 (copy of C1047/10)

  • Recording date

    1979-06-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob Davenport Archive

  • Recording locations

    Unknown location (possibly Sam Sherry's home), Lancashire, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Tise, Edward

  • Abstract

    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

  • Description

    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).

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