Keith Summers English Folk Music Collection

Percy Webb interview, part 04

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  • 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)

  • Performers

    Webb, Percy, 1897- (speaker,male; interviewee)

  • Recordist

    Summers, Keith

  • Abstract

    Part 4 - Percy Webb asks about the repertoire of the singers at the Southend club 'do they sing traditional or folk'. Instruments that he played. His father was a shepherd from 9 till his death at the age of 73. He's one of seven children, none of his siblings except for one sister (when she was younger) were ever singers. The gypsies used to sing at a pub called the Chequers in Wickham

  • 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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