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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 62 [sound recording] / [various performers]

Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1062-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 114-D -- 1062a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded from Eddie Butcher in his house at Aughil, Magilligan, Co. Derry, 22 July 1969 [track A1]
    • Recorded from Tom Anderson (aged about 73) and his daughter Annie [Sweeney] in Greta Deehan’s bar, Big drain bridge, Magilligan, Co. Derry, 23 July 1969 [tracks A2–6]
Creation Date:
    • 23 July, 1969
    • 23 July 1969
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6926
    • 1062a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 3413
    • 1062a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3156 2112 0820
    • 1062a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: SA426B 0617380
    • 1062a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0600280
    • Butcher, Eddie
    • Anderson, Tom
    • Shields, Hugh
    • Anderson, Annie
    • [Sweeney], Annie
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:

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    1. Molly, lovely Molly (‘Oh Molly, lovely Molly, will you come with me?...’), song [fragment of 2+ verses] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. The green fields of America (‘Farewell to old Ireland, the land of my childhood...’), song [learnt from his father] /Tom Anderson, singing in English
    3. Talk about the song ‘The green fields of America’ / Hugh Shields, speech in English ; Tom Anderson, speech in English
    4. The braes of Strablane (‘Near the town of brave Athrillicks one evening in June...’), song [learnt from her grandfather] / Annie [Sweeney], singing in English
    5. Talk about the song ‘The braes of Strathblane’ / Hugh Shields, speech in English ; Annie [Sweeney], speech in English
    6. The strands of Magilligan [=The American stranger] (‘I’m a stranger to this country, from America I came, song /Tom Anderson, singing in English [session continued on 6925]  [END OF BAND ONE]
Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `UFM / 69/26 / MASTER / Songs / co. Derry'. See HSRR. Ephemera
    • Spool: `MASTER / 69/26'
Commercial Y/N:
  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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