Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection

Sam Sherry interview, part 09

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:44

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0010826 (copy of C1047/12)

  • Recording date

    1979-06-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob Davenport Archive

  • Recording locations

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

  • Interviewees

    Sherry, Sam, 1912-2001 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Tchalenko, John (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Tise, Edward

  • Abstract

    197/1: talks about his family; comes from a line of music hall performers; his brothers who used to do a clog dance act before going into the army during WW1; brothers toured all over the world; his sisters who were also on the halls (as The Sherreena Sisters)

  • Description

    Item notes: Recorded for the film "The Boldon Lad: aspects of traditional music in working class Britain", directed by John Tchalenko (1980). Recording notes: Recorded with 50Hz crystal neopilot track (not audible on playback copy).

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