Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Sam Sherry interview, part 07
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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
191/1; how he started playing guitar, learning “plectrum style” guitar in the early days of dance bands; his father’s song “My wife’s first husband John”; agrees to fetch his guitar and play it for the interview but song not recorded on this tape
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).