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Portsea Island Discs: Shep Woolley, folk artist and former sailor

Title
Portsea Island Discs: Shep Woolley, folk artist and former sailor
Transmission details
3 Feb 1985
Description
This week, Andy Ferriss interviews Shep Woolley, former naval gunnery instructor, now full time teller of stories, entertainer, folk singer, songwriter, broadcaster, and car removals specialist. His real name is John Thomas Woolley, and he is nicknamed Shep Wooley for various reasons. He talks about his life and his career. He sailed around the world: Russia, Japan, Singapore, Gibraltar, etc. He is from the North of England, born in a small village of coal miners and he ended up settling in Portsmouth. [Box 7]
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Notes
Track 1- Music at approx 0-2 mins; 7-9 mins. Track 2- Music at approx 4-6 mins; 11-13 mins. Track 3- Music at approx 2-5 mins; 9 mins to end. Track 4- Music at approx 4-6 mins; 10 mins to end.
Misc. notes
Speed:- 7.5ips
Production company
Radio Victory
Technical information
Stereo
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Presenter
Andy Ferriss; Shep Woolley
Interviewees
Shep Woolley; John Thomas woolley

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