Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

George Pennecard interview, part 05

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:15

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR001415 (copy of C1033/120)

  • Recording date

    1981-03-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Winsham, Somerset, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Pennecard, George, 1900- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Step and Broom dances – George Pennecard talks about step and broom dancing in the area fifty years ago, often danced to the three-handed reel with hob-nailed boots, Monkey cocked his tail up was the tune for the broom dance

  • Description

    Performer notes: Melodeon player born at Membury, Devon. Great War veteran and retired timber feller. Based at Winsham, Somerset. Recording notes: Low recording level, tape hiss

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