Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection

Sam Sherry interview, part 06

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:08

  • 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

    190/1: the steps that Sam teaches today (a mix of traditional steps and family steps); how he left show business and then found a new audience in folk clubs and folk festivals; his own pupils and where they dance; connections between Lancashire morris dancing and clog dancing

  • 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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