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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 180. Field recording of singing and speech 'The lonely glen B' [sound recording] / Joe McCafferty

Sound Recording
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Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • Non-commercial Sound Recordings room. Hugh Shields collection boxes
Creation Location:
    • Co. Donegal
Creation Date:
    • 1960s and 1970s
People:
Creator:
    • McCafferty, Joe, singing in English and Irish
Contents:
Track A:
  • Recordings intended for side two of an envisaged, but never published, LP disc, The lonely glen. Songs of a bilingual Donegal singer. For side one see Reel 182 (CID 239617) and its copy Reel 205 (CID 240313).

    1. John Barbour [=John Barber =Willie of Winsbury, Child no 100] (‘There was a lord lived in this town,  He had only one loved daughter Jane...’), song [item removed from 6931] / Joseph (Joe) McCafferty, singing in English 
    2. Tiocfaidh an samhradh (‘Tiocfaidh an samhradh agus fásfaidh an féar...), song / Joe McCafferty, singing in Irish [removed from 6934]
    3. Early, early all in the spring (‘Oh, Early, early all in the spring  Whrn my love Willy went to serve the king...’), song / Joe McCafferty, singing in English [item removed from 6934]
    4. Cuach mo londubh buí (‘Sí bean a bhí ann agus phós sí fear meánaosta...’) [background story to the following song, describing  the young woman, her elderly husband and the silver coffin], speech / Joe McCafferty, speech in English [copy of 7602 A2]
    5. Cuach mo londubh buí (‘Cuach inniu agus cuach amárach...’), song / Joe McCafferty, singing in Irish [copy of 7602 A6–7]
    6. My Irish labouring boy (‘As I roved out one evening, it being in the month  of  May’...), song [learnt in Scotland] / Joe McCafferty, singing in English [copy of 7602 A2]
    7. Dá mbeinn i mo bhádóir (‘Dá mbeinn i mo bhádóir nach deas a shnámhfainn...’), song / Joe McCafferty, singing in Irish [item removed from 6947]
    8. Seven years since I had a sweetheart, song (‘A maid was walking a lonely garden’) / Joe McCafferty, singing in English [item removed from 6934]
    9. [Beannacht] , speech [Farewell and blessing to the Shields family all present: Hugh, Lisa, Kitty, Michael, Denis and Philip] [copy of 7602 A9]
    10. Giobóg (‘Oro gcluinte mise a bhuachaillí is sibhse atá le pósadh...’), song / Joe McCafferty, singing in Irish [copy of 7602 A4]

    There is an exact copy of this reel on  Reel 223 (CID 240336).





Physical Description:
    • 1 sound reel-to-reel: analog, mono + no inserts
Running Time:
    • 0hr, 36mins
Commercial Y/N:
  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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