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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 231. ‘The Old Grinding Young’ (field recordings by or for children of singing and music) [sound recording] / various performers

Sound Recording
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Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • Non-commercial Sound Recordings room. Hugh Shields collection boxes
Creator:
    • [various performers], singing in English
    • [various performers], instrumental music
Contents:
Track A:

  • This was compiled for an envisaged LP record The old grinding young, submitted by Hugh Shields
      to Leader Records, c. 1975, but never published. The contents are duplicated on Reel 219, CID 240259 (1st half) and Reel 218, CID 240267 (2nd part).
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    One, two, three, four, rhyme / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in En
    glish [1968, from 6818, CID 55068]
    1. Humpty Dumpty (‘Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall  Eating ten bananas...’) , rhyme / Kitty and Denis Shields [from 6818, CID 55068]
    2. Down in the alley where the green grass grows, song [ring game] / Kevin Smith, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    3. Happy birthday (‘Happy birthday to you  You come from the zoo...’) / Denis Shields, singing in English [from 7509, CID 262899]
    4. The rippo, the rappo (‘The rippo, the rappo, the sailor’s on the sea...’), rhyme [for skipping] / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    5. Woman at the churchyard gate [= Skin-and-bone lady], song / Kitty Shields, singing in English, from 7506, CID 55152]
    6. Untitled, highland / James Byrne ; Joseph (Jo-Jo) Byrne, fiddles [from 6824, CID 55074]
    7. Linnets like to sing [= I love my love far better] (‘As I roved out one fine summer’s night...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [from 6813, CID 55063]
    8. The maid of Culmore (‘From fair Londonderry to sweet London town...’), song / Mary Meenan, singing in English [from 6943, CID 55121]
    9. The town of Antrim (‘It was in the town of Antrim near to the river Bann, it is as nice a river as flows through Ireland...’), song / Alec Foster, singing in English [from 6819, CID 55069]
    10. Skip to Maloo, song [for skipping], Ursula O’Hara, singing in English [from 6918, CID 55100] 
    11. In and out goes the dusty bluebells, song [for ring game] / Magilligan girls, singing in English [from 6918, CID 55100]
    12. In and out goes the dusty bluebells, song / Ursula O’Hara, singing in English [from 6903, CID 55086]
    13. On the mountain stands a lady, song [for ring game] / Margaret Osborne, singing in English ; Helen Osborne, singing in English [from 6920, CID 55102]
    14. On the hillside stands a lady, song [adapted for skipping] / Ruth Carson, singing while skipping with her sister [from 7504, CID 55150]
    15. On the mountain stands a lady, song [chanted to play] / Magilligan girls, singing in English [from 6906, CID 55089]
    16. When will we get married, song / Mary Wall, singing in English [from 7207, CID 55144]
    17. Dan, Dan, the funny wee man, rhyme / Philip Shields, speech in English [from 7509, CID 262899]
    18. Hey, handsome, jibe / Michael Shields, speech in English ; Philip Shields, speech in English [from 7509, CID 262899]
    19. Christmas mummers’ rhymes (‘Christmas rhymes and the mummers’ book...’) / Mr X [John Duggan], speech in English [from 6829, CID 55078]
    20. God bless the master of this house, song / Mr X [John Duggan], singing in English [from 6829, CID 55078]
    21. [The wandering minstrel], jig / Bernard, accordion [from 6943, CID 55121]
    22. Bang, bang the dishes, speech [improvised children’s play], / Magilligan children [Margaret and Helen Osborne and friends], speech in English [from 6920, CID 55102]
    23. The battle of Garvagh, march / Sam Given, fife ; William Jackson, drum [from 6804, CID 55054]
    24. Cups and saucers, song / Nora Cooper, singing in English [from 6805, CID 55055])
    25. Under a bush, song / Kevin Smith, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    26. Jelly on the plate, rhyme [chanted] / Ann Clarke, speech in English [from 6820, CID 55070]
    27. C - E - L - T -I - C , slogan [shouted] / Raymond Crowley, speech in English ;  David Treacy, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    28. My mother told me, song / Deborah Crowley, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    29. Two, four, six, eight, slogan [shouted] / Raymond Crowley, speech in English ;  David Treacy, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    30. Policeman, policeman, rhyme [chanted] / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    31. Nelly Gray, air / Arthur Coulter’s son, flute [from 6803, CID 55053]
    32. The walls of Jerusalem, song / Dermot Leahy, singing in / English [from 6810, CID 55060]
    33. Barbara Ellen, song [burlesque] / Hazel Hornsby , singing in English [from 6121,  ITMA CID 239938]
    34. Maggie Pickie’s on the wall, fling / John Byrne, fiddle ; James Byrne, fiddle [from 6824, CID 55074]
    35. Minnie Picken’s on the shore, song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [from 6814, CID 55064]
    36. My Aunt Jane, song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    37. Our queen up the river, song / Robert John Shields, singing in English [from 7001, CID 239372]
    38. Our queen won the medal, song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    39. Our queen can burl her leg, song / Robert John Shields, singing in English [from 7001, CID 55170]
    40. Our queen won, song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    41. The Bangor boat’s away, chant [for dandling child] / Robert John Shields, speech in English ; Philip Shields, speech in English [from 7001, CID 55170]
    42. Hally go lee, song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6804, CID 55054]
    43. Untitled, hornpipe [band tune / Sam Given, fife [from 6804, CID 55054]
    44. The hairy elephant, song [for skipping] / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    45. Bluebells, rhyme [for skipping] / Ruth Carson, speech in English (skipping with her sister Linda) [from 7504, CID 55150]
    46. One two three, my granny had a flea, rhyme / Linda Carson, speech in English [from 7504, CID 55150]
    47. Mammy in the kitchen, rhyme / David Treacy, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    48. Granny in the kitchen, rhyme / Ruth Carson, singing in English (while skipping with her sister) [from 7504, CID 55150]
    49. Teacher, teacher with a stick, rhyme / Joan Smith and others, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    50. Three six nine, the goose drank wine, rhyme / David Treacy, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    51. A sailor went to sea, sea, sea, rhyme [for clapping] / Linda Carson, singing while hand-clapping [from 7506, CID 55152]
    52. Denis the menace, song / Michael Shields, singing in English [from 7506, CID 55152]
    53. Flowers in the garden / Morgan Crowley, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    54. Wallflowers, song [for ring game] / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    55. Teddy bear, song / Carol Carson, singing in English while skipping [from 7504, CID 55150]
    56. Down by the riverside [= The Irish Girl], song / Arthur Coulter, singing in English /; Mrs Mary Heaney (Arthur’s daughter), singing in English [from 6802, CID 55052]
    57. Carnearney hill, riddle / Arthur Coulter, speech in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    58. Lúra beag, lara beag, rhyme [nonsense, for counting out] / Mrs Eileen Keaney, speech in Irish [from 6804, CID 55054]
    59. If a fella met a fella, riddle [trick] / Ursula O’Hara, speech in English [from 6903, CID 55086]
    60. A creel of peats, tongue-twister / Eddie Butcher, speech in English [from 6903, CID 55086]
    61. Ah’m to the dirt, rhyme [jibe] ] / Mrs Eileen Keaney, speech in Irish [from 6807, CID 55170]
    62. Baint na cnó, song [game] / Áine Nic Giolla Easpuic, singing in Irish while playing [from 6835, CID 55084]
    63. The gravel walks to Grainnie[= Tie the bonnet = Upstairs in the tent], reel / Paddy Phroinsiais Mac Giolla Easpuic, fiddle [from 6820, CID 55070)
    64. Under the ban bushes, song [for clapping: see A77] / Linda Carson, singing in English [from 7506, CID 55152]
    65. One, two three a plainsy, song [for ball-bouncing] / Ruth Carson, singing in English while bouncing ball [from 7504, CID 55150]
    66. Under the ban bushes, song / Linda Carson, singing in English while hand-clapping with her sister [from 7504, CID 55150]
    67. Dusty bluebells, song [for ring game, continuation of A12] / Magilligan girls, singing in English [from 6918, CID 55100]
    68. Instructions to Leader Records] (‘That is the end of side two. What follows [next 17 songs] is extra material to supplement or substitute the items already given.’) / Hugh Shields, speech in English
    69. Two little sandy girls sitting by the door, song / Yvonne Millar, singing in English [from 6929, CID 55111]
    70. Teddy bear, teddy bear, go upstairs, rhyme / Yvonne Millar, speech in English [from 7504, CID 55150]
    71. Cinderella, dressed in yellow, rhyme / Yvonne Millar, speech in English [from 6919, CID 55101] 
    72. Kneeling on the carpet so so sweet, rhyme / Ruby Sweeney, speech in English [from 6906, CID 55089] 
    73. Ten guineas to know her name, song / Magilligan children, singing in English [from 6906, CID 55089]
    74. Cowboy Joe from Mexico, song / Deborah Crowley singing [chanting] in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    75. I’m a little guide girl all dressed in blue, rhyme / Marie Smith, speech in English ; Deborah Crowley, speech in English ; Kitty Shields, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    76. [Paschale] and [Alan] were sitting on a tree, rhyme / Joan Smith, speech in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    77. Here she sits a lovely creature, song [[May queen ], / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    78. [Green gravel], song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    79. Raddy-addy, song / Mrs Eileen Keaney, singing in English [from 6807, CID 55170]
    80. Kitty my love will you marry me (‘Kitty she went to the market...’), song [fragment] / Paddy Phroinsiais Mac Giolla Easpuic (Gillespie), singing in English [from 6828]
    81. I’ll climb up a high high tree (‘As I roved out in the May morning for to have a pleasant walk, I stood a while at the garden gate for to hear true lovers talk...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [from 6811, CID 55061]
    82. Oh, Molly dear (‘Oh Molly dear are you going away, is it tomorrow or it today to leave us here with a broken heart...’), song / Robert John Shields, singing in English [from 7001, CID 55170]
    83. My aunt Biddy had a boil on her diddy, song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [from 7010, CID 55135]
    84. Banana splits, song [for skipping] / Deborah Crowley and others, singing in English [from 6818, CID 55068]
    85. The blackbird (‘I am a poor maiden and my story is sad...’), song / Mrs. Nora Cooper, singing in English [from 7004, CID 239376]


Physical Description:
    • 1 sound reel-to-reel : analog, stereo + no inserts
Running Time:
    • 1hr, 01mins
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  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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