Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Bob Davenport interview, part 26
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2CDR0010841 (copy of C1047/58)
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Bob Davenport Archive
Davenport, Bob (speaker, male)
Tchalenko, John (speaker, male)
Sam Sherry, who was a professional music hall entertainer; local music halls and working men’s clubs; ritual dance performance (eg. Bampton) collecting money and the difference between that and performing professionally; performers who started in folk clubs and have now made it on a wider scale;
Item notes: Interview arranged by John Tchalenko in preparation for the making of his film "The Bolden Lad: aspects of traditional music in working class Britain" (Arts Council of Great Britain, 1980) . Interviewee notes: Traditional singer. Recording notes: Recorded with 50Hz crystal neopilot track (not audible on playback copy).