Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Bob Davenport interview, part 08
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2CDR0010840 (copy of C1047/53)
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Bob Davenport Archive
Davenport, Bob (speaker, male)
Tchalenko, John (speaker, male)
The Boldon Banjos’ repertoire; his views on music and the working classes; difficulty of affording musical instruments or even a pint of beer; skiffle; popular music’s roots in the working classes
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).