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Dave Turner was without doubt the funniest act on the folk scene in the 70s. I booked him on numerous occasions at both the clubs I ran and never tired of his act. He played a mean guitar as well. It was common knowledge that when Dave Turner was in town other folk comedians turned up to collect new material. He had a great song about Noah and his Ark and his jokes were original and very funny. I saw him so often I used to be able to do half his act. Looking like a middle aged hippy, I remember him turning up at one gig in an old policeman's tunic. He played a mean guitar and played bottle neck too. At one time he used to go "derrying" (searching derelict buildings) and I remember he found a pair of dualing pistols at one place and got good money for them at auction. He was a one off with a great talent. He was influenced by American comedy and had studied it closely. I will always remember David fondly and with a smile. RIP my friend.
Left by David Keast: 20/02/2016
Left by Dave Searby :
I got to know Dave when I was living in Nottingham during at the Running Horse and Golden Fleece. Dave was one of the funniest fellas I've ever met. He always had a funny tale to tell and would always have the time to talk to you. He didn't judge people and his door was always open. I'll miss that cheeky grin of yours Dave, take care old mate.
Left by Richard Soos: 20/06/2012
Left by Dave Sampson :
you had a motorbike that thundered down the terrace in the meadows! we were little kids but can still recall the sound now. A very belated rest in peace.
Left by Denise: 13/11/2011
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