Keith Summers English Folk Music Collection

Percy Webb interview, part 01

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:28

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0007342 (copy of C1002/58)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk); Interview

  • Recording date

    ca. 1971

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Keith Summers Collection

  • Recording locations

    Tunstall, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Webb, Percy, 1897- (speaker,male)

  • Interviewers

    Summers, Keith (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Summers, Keith

  • Abstract

    Part 1 - Percy Webb talks about his Wartime experiences, Sargent, left the Army to settle down with his wife in Tunstall. Started with farm work, now works in the Chemists at Woodbridge. Learnt tunes from his Father. Can still Step-dance. The Smith family were the best dancers in the area. Made a recording for TV, got 5 guineas

  • Description

    Item notes: Percy Webb interviewed by Keith Summers. Born at Stonewall [?] Hemingstone, Suffolk. Based at Tunstall from 1914. Interviewee notes: Born at Stonewall [?] Hemingstone, Suffolk. Based at Tunstall from 1914. Recording notes: Low recording level, XLR has been increased to -8dBu. noticable tape hiss and noise

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