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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 36 [sound recording] / [various performers]

Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1036-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 100-D -- 1036a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded at the house of Miss Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’, 74 years), Bunglass Road, Teelin, Co. Donegal, 18 September 1968
Creation Date:
    • 18 September, 1968
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6834
    • 1036a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 3120 2222 4017
    • 1036a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3156 2112 0823
    • 1036a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: SA426B 0087580
    • 1036a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0091880
    • Byrne, Mary
    • Cassidy, Mrs. Mary
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:

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    1. An sean-duine dóite (‘Dá bhfuighfeadh an sean-duine an úsáid ba chóir dó...’), song / Miss Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’,  74 years), singing in Irish
    2. Bríd bhán (‘Ní thaaitneann liom-sa an sliabh...’), song [fragment] /  Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’), singing in Irish
    3. Bríd bhán, song [fragment] /  Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’), singing in Irish 
    4. Bríd bhán, song [complete] /  Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’), singing in Irish
    5. She left the fair shores (‘She left the fair shores of her own native Ireland...’), song / Mrs Mary Cassidy (née Haughey, age about 54), singing in English
    6. Is trua gan mé thiar ag Eóinín Ó Ragadáin, song [fragments—for complete version by her mother see  6833 track A6] / Mrs Mary Cassidy, singing in Irish
    7. Rock a bye baby on the tree top ; Seo ba, seo ba, seo ba , mo leanbh [fragment], lullabies [to  air  of ‘Rocking the cradle’] /  Mary Cassidy, singing in English, singing in Irish
    8. The banks of Claudy (‘As I roved out one evening it being in the month of June...’), song  /  Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’), singing in English
    9. Sidhe piper’s tune, reel  /  Mary Byrne (‘Máire Johnny Johndy’), lilt
    10. Lough Swilly shore (‘Farewell, friends, I’m going to leave you...’) /  Mary Cassidy, singing in English
    11. A chaora bheag dhílis, song [from school] /  Mary Cassidy, singing in English [END OF BAND ONE]
Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `Songs (Eng. & Irish) Master 34 UFM'. See HSRR.Ephemera.
    • Spool: `UFM 34 Master / 34'
Commercial Y/N:
  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
Geographical Location:
Collection Title:
  • 1897305
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