Two Norfolk Families

Two Bold Singermen and the English Folk Revival - The Lives, Song Traditions and Legacies of Sam Larner and Harry Cox - Bruce Lindsay

Bruce Lindsay [+-]
Music Journalist and Social Historian
Bruce Lindsay has a PhD in history from the University of East Anglia. He is a freelance music journalist and social history researcher writing for All About Jazz and Jazz Journal. In the past he was a semi-professional guitarist and bassist in R&B, soul and jazz bands and was a regular performer at open-mike nights and folk sessions across East Anglia. He is the author of Shellac & Swing: A Social History of the Gramophone in Britain published in 2019.

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The Cox and Larner families are the subjects of this chapter. Both Harry and Sam acknowledged the influence of their large extended families on their early exposure to songs and singing. Using census and parish records, three generations of Cox and Larner family members are discussed, illuminating the environments in which Harry and Sam spent their formative years.

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Lindsay, Bruce. Two Norfolk Families. Two Bold Singermen and the English Folk Revival - The Lives, Song Traditions and Legacies of Sam Larner and Harry Cox. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Mar 2021. ISBN 9781781799178. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38548. Date accessed: 23 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38548. Mar 2021

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