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Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1031-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 99-D -- 1031a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded at the house of John Gillespie, Doonalt, Glencolumkille, Co. Donegal from "Mr X" (aged about 48), who wished to remain anonymous, 8 September 1968 [tracks A1–11]
Creation Date:
    • 8 September, 1968
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6829
    • 1031a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 3120 2222 4009
    • 1031a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3074 2127 1441
    • 1031a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: SA426B 0342480
    • 1031a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0342380
    • "Mr X"
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:
    1. Barbry Ellen (‘It being about the Christmas time...’), song [old ballad] / "Mr X", singing in English [session continued from 6828]
    2. [Silver spear], reel  / "Mr X, lilt
    3. Patrick O’Donnell (‘Oh my name is Patrick O’Donnell, I come from Donegal...’), song / "Mr X", singing in English
    4.  (‘Ah sure God save us and bless us...’), story [clipped] / "Mr X", speech in English [END OF BAND ONE]
    5. Story [continued] / "Mr X", speech in English 
    6. [His heart’s delight] [=The holland handkerchief] (‘Oh there was a man who lived in this town...’), song [old ballad] / "Mr X", singing in English
    7. Mummers’ rhymes / "Mr X", speech in English
    8. God bless the master of this house, mummer’s song / "Mr X", singing in English
    9. The Teelin boys (‘We got the news from Dublin for to hoist our sails tomorrow...’), song / "Mr X", singing in English
    10. Far away in the county of Galway, song [music hall type] / "Mr X", singing in English
    11. Bold Robert Emmet (‘The struggle is over and the boys are defeated...’), song / "Mr X", singing in English [session continued on 6831] [END OF BAND TWO]

Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `Songs, ballads, lilt. / Mumming play Master 29 UFM. See HSRR.Ephemera '
    • Spool: `UFM Master 29'
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  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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