Keith Summers English Folk Music Collection

Percy Webb interview, part 06

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0007344 (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 6 - It doesn’t sound so good if you’re singing from a book, but admits to having learnt songs from books. Thought 'Marrowbones' a good book, he'd get the tunes from hearing his mates sing them; Song ownership; Bob Hart; The Great War, Royal machine-gun battalion, being gassed, couldn't speak for six months, convalescing [end of side one]

  • 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. Tape runs out during interview

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