Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection
Bob Davenport interview, part 11
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Bob Davenport Archive
Davenport, Bob (speaker, male)
Tchalenko, John (speaker, male)
Starting up folk club in The Fox in Islington; his view that folk was entirely different from traditional music; his decision to book only traditional musicians and to avoid putting on folk acts; bringing in Irish musicians, Greek Cypriot bands, etc.
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).