Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Bob Davenport interview, part 15
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Bob Davenport Archive
Davenport, Bob (speaker, male)
Tchalenko, John (speaker, male)
Talks about his repertoire and where he learns his songs; doesn’t see a difference between countryside and urban material; doesn’t see any relevance in the age of a song as impossible to tell how old most traditional songs are; influence of Protestantism on music
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).