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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 18 [sound recording] / [various performers]

Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1018-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 74-D -- 1018a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded from Eddie Butcher (of Magilligan, Co. Derry) while staying in the house of Hugh Shields, Dublin, 1–10 July 1968 [tracks A1–8]
Creation Date:
    • 1-10 July 1968
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6816
    • 1018a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 3120 2222 3993
    • 1018a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3074 2127 2359
    • 1018a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: SA426B 0758580
    • 1018a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0154680
    • Butcher, Eddie
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:
    1. Nothing (‘When rhyming and verses came first into fashion...’), song [sung to the air of ‘The Irish washerwoman’] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. For my daddy goes to Meeting, song [fragment] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    3. To my grief and woe I’ll let you know, song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    4. ’Tween Tory Island and Malin Head, song [two-line fragment, sung to the air he uses for ‘The Royal Charter’] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    5. On the top of yon heathery mountain, song [one verse only] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    6. Abeen a’ the airts the wind does blaw, song [one verse only] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English )
    7. Mary O’ Neill (‘I am a bold undaunted youth, my name is John M’Cann...’) , song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    8. John Gainor (‘Assist me now you poets for I’m resolved to show it...’), song [one-verse fragment of which the last two lines are merely lilted] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English, lilt [END OF BAND ONE] 

Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `Songs MASTER UFM 16'
    • Spool: `'
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  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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