Ref NoBSUCA/LS/9/2/4
CollectionLinda Smith Collection
TitleToken Women Trades and Labour Club show
Name of creatorSmith, Linda (1958-2006); Lakin, Warren
Date14/2/1985
Duration49 min. 46 sec.
49 min. 54 sec.
Extent1 sound cassette (90 min.)
2 audio files Broadcast WAVE Format (BWF)
DescriptionAnne Lavelle and Linda Smith performing at double act 'Token Women' at the Trades and Labour Club, Sheffield, 14 February 1985. Side A: The cassette begins with a woman reading a poem about the miners [0.00]Anne then begins the Token Women act [11.08] and is joined on stage by Linda [18.05] who later, begins her solo part of the show. Wives of miners, Women against pit closures & the South Yorkshire defence campaign talk about the miners’ strike and finally, Akimbo begin their set [44.22]. Side B is a continuation of the Akimbo set which lasts the entire Audio Cassette. Summary to follow.
Side A (BSUCA-LS-009-002-004-001A-M) 49 min. 49 sec.
Side B (BSUCA-LS-009-002-004-001B-M) 49 min. 54 sec.
NotesLPCM wave 24 bit 48kHz. Cassette digitised using Denon Cassette Deck DN-790R, Roland Edirol UA-55, and Adobe Audition CC 2014 (2015-06-17).
CategoryAudio recordings
Access conditionsAvailable for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. Access is available via digital listening copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified.
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