Tue, 03 May|
Under the Edge Arts
Talk: Gef Lucena - the History of Saydisc Records
Local resident Gef talks about his family-run record label
Time & Location
03 May 2022, 19:30
Under the Edge Arts, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
Local resident Gef founded Saydisc records in 1965, and for many years it was based in Chipping Manor.
It grew to become a renowned family-run label specializing in folk and traditional music of Britain, and from around the world, recordings of unusual instruments and other esoteric genres such as British music hall recordings the sounds of Victorian and Edwardian mechanical music devices, and local folk/comedy artists including Fred Wedlock.
Gef will talk about about the history of Saydisc as it progressed through the decades in various manifestations from folk to blues to classical and much else in between. The talk will include sound samples from the catalogue.
Saydisc standard£5.00+£0.13 service fee