Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection
Willie Scott interview, part 38
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Leader sound studio, Elland, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Scott, Willie, 1897-1989 (speaker, male)
Leader, Bill (speaker, male)
Willie Scott talks about once being hired at a fair after applying for the position by post, at Copshawholme fair those who needed a position kept a straw in thier mouth as a sign, the farmer who only sold cabbage "Knoxs's cabbages", the first cinemas in 1914, two elderly agricultural workers who played slow airs on thier fiddles before and during the film. first radio in the area 1927, traditional musicians rarely influenced by records or radio, Archie Dagg the piper certainly wasn't.