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Sound Recording
CID:
ITMA Reference:
    • 2100-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • 2100a-ITMA-REEL/CDR -- 2100b-ITMA-REEL/CDR -- 2100c-ITMA-REEL/CDR -- 2100d-ITMA-REEL/CDR -- 2100e-ITMA-REEL/CDR -- 2100f-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded from Paddy Tunney in the house of Hugh Shields in Dublin, March 1961 [tracks A1–5]
    • Recorded from Dennis Healey, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, July 1961 [tracks A6–17]
    • Off-air recording of RTÉ program 'Bards and ballad-makers' by Hugh Shields, June 1961[track A18]
    • Recorded [in the house of Eddie Butcher and elsewhere], Magilligan, Co. Derry, August 1961 [tracks B2–30, C1–17, D1–17, E1–14, F1–17]
Creation Date:
    • March 1961
    • July 1961
    • June 1961
    • August 1961
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6105
    • 2100a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 3077
    • 2100a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0249080
    • 2100a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0248980
    • 2100a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: FC773A0946080
    • 2100b-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 3078
    • 2100b-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0249180
    • 2100b-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0249280
    • 2100b-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: FC773A0945980
    • 2100c-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 2666
    • 2100c-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0249580
    • 2100c-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0249480
    • 2100c-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: FC773A0945880
    • 2100d-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 2667
    • 2100d-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0249380
    • 2100d-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0249680
    • 2100d-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: FC773A0945780
    • 2100e-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 2668
    • 2100e-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0249880
    • 2100e-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0249780
    • 2100e-ITMA-REEL/CDR, donor copy: FC773A0945480
    • 2100f-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 4255 2237 2669
    • 2100f-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: HF574D 0250080
    • 2100f-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: HF574D 0249980
    • 2100f-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: FC773A0945580
Creator:
    • Tunney, Paddy
    • Healey, Dennis
    • Shields, Hugh
    • Butcher, Robert
    • Butcher, Eddie
    • Begley, Charlie
    • Harte, Mary
    • McCloskey, Mrs
    • McCloskey, Marion
    • McCloskey, Hilda
    • Butcher, Lizzie
Contributors:
    • Hugh Shields
Contents:
Track A:

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     and into ITMA’s Dusty Bluebells project. 


    1. Moorlough Mary (‘The very first time I met my Moorlough Mary...’), song / Paddy Tunney singing in English
    2. [The Sligo maid[, [reel] ; [The bag of potatoes], [reel] ; speech / Paddy Tunney speech in English, lilt 
    3. Tuckanandy (‘He didn't dance and dance...’), song / Paddy Tunney singing in English
    4. [The frieze britches], [jig] / Paddy Tunney lilt
    5. Maggie Picken (‘Maggie Picken’s on the wall...’), song ; lilt / Paddy Tunney lilt, singing in English-
    6. Green white and gold (‘The night was still...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    7. She lived beside the Anner (‘She lived beside the Anner...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    8. Green grows the laurel  (‘[Once] I had a sweetheart but now I have none...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    9. The dawning of the day (‘One morning early as I walked out...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    10. The dark-eyed gipsy (‘There was three gypsies lived in the east ...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    11. Betsy McLean (‘When I first went to Dublin to view Barrack street...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    12. The Boston burglar (‘I was born in Boston city...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    13. The factory girl (‘On a fine summer's morning as the sun was arising...’) [v.1], song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    14. If your’e Irish (‘Oh, if you come from Kilkenny or Carlow...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    15. Follow me down to Carlow) (‘May Carlow lift up your face...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    16. Betsy McClean (‘As I went to Dublin for to view Barrack street...’), song / Dennis Healey, singing in English
    17. Kevin Barry, song / Dennis Healey, singing in English [incipit inaudible, incomplete, badly recorded]
    18. Bards and ballad makers, [off-air recording of RTÉ broadcast, June 1961] / Hugh Shields, speech in English ; Paddy Tunney singing in English


Track B:

  • Clicking on the hyperlinked title no 19 in this track will take you out of this catalogue
     and into ITMA’s 
    Dusty Bluebells project.

    The remaining hyperlinks nos  2, 4, 17, 20, 22 & 25 will take you into  ITMA’s Shamrock, Rose and Thistle project.


    1. Milltown (‘In the Hielands of Scotland...’), song ; speech / Robert Butcher, singing in English / Hugh Shields, speech in English
    2. The ploughboy (‘Girls do wed a ploughboy...’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    3. Sally and Johnny (‘As I roved out one evening in the springtime of the year...’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    4. Blazing star of Drung ('Sure the first time that I saw my love...’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    5. Ann Jane Thornton (‘Come all you loyal lovers...’) [vv 1 & 2], song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    6. The distressed maid (’I am a poor distressed maid...’), song [v.1] / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    7. The distressed maid (entire) (‘I am a poor distressed maid...’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    8. John Reilly (‘As I roved out one evening fair down by the riverside...’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    9.  Informer Kerry [Carey] (‘Pat O Donnell is my name, I come from Donegal...’) [v. 1] , song / Robert Butcher, singing in English
    10. The seven priests (‘You tender-hearted Christians I pray you lend an ear...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher], song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    11. John Reilly (‘As I roved out one evening fair down by a riverside...’) [v. 1]  [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher], song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    12. Pat O Donnell (‘Oh, Pat O Donnell is my name, I come from Donegal...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher], song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    13. The maid of seventeen] (‘Down by a shady harbour there resides a pleasant maid...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher, song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    14. Johnny and Molly (‘Says Johnny to Molly I am now going to leave you...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher, song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    15.  The hiring day (‘My friends and I left sweet Armoy...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher, song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    16.  Erin’s green shore [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher] (‘One evening as late as I strayed...’) [v. 1], song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    17. Another man’s wedding  [=Nobleman's wedding] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher] (‘I was kindly invited to a nobleman’s wedding...’) [v. 1], song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    18. Glencoe] (‘As I went a-walking one evening of late...’) [v. 1] [using air sung earlier, unrecorded, by Robert Butcher, song / Hugh Shields, singing in English
    19. Wee Magee (‘Wee Magee and a half a dozen more...’), song /John Shields [father of Hugh], singing in English [end of band one]
    20. The Faughan side (‘Oh, a stream like crystal it runs down...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    21. Green grows the laurel (‘Oh, its once I had a sweetheart...’), song / Charlie Begley, singing in English
    22. The new tractor (‘Oh, come all you gay farmers intending to plough...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    23. The bunch of violets (‘Out in the moonlight garden...’), song / Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    24.  The fan (‘In sweet Argyll there lived a lady...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    25. Close of an Irish day (‘Oh, tonight in fancy come and take a trip across the sea...’), song / Charlie Begley, singing in English
    26. The ship carpenter’s wife (‘Oh, come all you gay fellows, you flourishing folk...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    27. The hiring fair (‘I once was a daysman, I wrought cause anent...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    28.  [A Gordon for me] (‘I’m Geordie McKay from the HLI...’), song / Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    29. Shores of Benone (‘We will never leave Magilligan...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
Documentation:
    • See related documentation and ephemera, including card index to all Hugh Shields's 4-track reels. Documentation revised by Lisa Shields, August 2009
Commercial Y/N:
  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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Track C:

  • Clicking on the hyperlinked title nos 7, 9 & [second link of no15] in this track will take you out of this catalogue
     and into ITMA’s Shamrock, Rose and Thistle project.

    Clicking on the hyperlinked title no 17 in this track will take you out of this catalogue
     and into ITMA’s Dusty Bluebells project.


    1. The smuggler (‘I was born in old Ireland all on a May day...’), song / [words by Eddie Butcher] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. The ‘Trader’ (‘Oh, come all you gallant seamen bold....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    3. Killyclare/ Carrowclare (‘As Luna spreads her golden rays....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    4. O’er the mountain (‘It happened to be on a moonshining night....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    5. Tossing the hay (‘It being on a pleasant evening abroad as I did go....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    6. The mountain streams where the moorcock crows (‘With my dog and gun through yon blooming heather....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    7. Close of an Irish day (‘Oh, tonight in fancy come and take a trip across the sea....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    8. The Irish rover (‘In the year of Our Lord 1806....’), song / Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    9. Finvola the gem of the Roe (‘In the land of O’Cahan where the dark mountains rise...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    10. Bunch of violets (‘Out in a moonlight garden....’), song / Robert Butcher, singing in English ; Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    11. The Roe bridge ‘Dear Basil, this bridge is a wonderful ground...’), song [words by Eddie Butcher] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    12. The concrete mile (‘Oh, now all you men of J.B. Warnes....’), song / [ words by Eddie Butcher] / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    13. Down by the drainside (‘It was down by drainside I spied two old fellas...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    14. Londonderry on the banks of the Foyle (‘There’s a neat little spot....’) sung, with talk about the next song ‘The Kerry recruit’, song ; speech / Mrs Hart, speech in English, singing in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English
    15. The Kerry recruit (‘When I was in Ireland and digging up land...’), song / Mrs Hart, singing in English [See also in ITMA’s Shamrock, Rose and Thistle  project]
    16. The green volunteer (‘Assemble ye boys for the time’s drawing nigh...’), song ; speech Mrs Hart, singing in English, speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English
    17. Jelly on the plate, children’s rhyme; Old Roger is dead, song, / Marion McCloskey [age 7], speech in English, singing in English ; Hilda McCloskey [age 8], speech in English, singing in English [end of band two]

Track D:
    1. In Connaught I was reared (‘In Connaught I was reared not of a mean degree....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. The bonny wee window (‘I’ll sing of a lass and her name it was Nell....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    3. Robin Thompson’s smithy (‘Oh, my mother mended my old breeks and oh, but they were needy....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    4. Youghal harbour (‘Youghal harbour on a summer’s morning....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    5. It’s just 6 months [vv. 1-3] (‘It’s just 6 months since I was a swell boy...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    6. Our wedding day (‘There were once I had a sweetheart....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    7. Londonderry on the banks of the Foyle (‘There’s a place in the North, it’s a spot of great fame....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    8. You didn’t read my letter (Untitled), song / Lizzie Butcher, singing in English ; Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    9. Lonely I wandered (‘Lonely I wandered through scenes of my childhood....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    10. Inniskillen dragoons (‘There was a fair lady lived in Monaghan town....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    11. The Magilligan Gaelic team (‘Oh, come all you true-born Irishmen....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    12. My bonnie lies over the ocean (‘My bonnie lies over the ocean....’), song / Hilda McCloskey [age 8], singing in English ; Marion McCloskey [age 7], singing in English
    13.  Raggle taggle gipsies (‘Three gipsies stood at the castle gate....’), song / Hilda McCloskey, singing in English ; Marion McCloskey, singing in English
    14.  Smashing the van) (‘’Twas on the fourth of May, boys...’), song / Mrs McCloskey, singing in English
    15.  Baltimore (‘Come all you loyal lovers, give ear all for a while....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    16. Down the moor (‘One morn in May when fields were gay....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English 
    17. Ballycartin ball (‘Assist me in my merriment...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English



Track E:

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     and into ITMA’s Shamrock, Rose and Thistle project.


    1. The true lovers’ discourse [=True lovers’ discussion] (‘One pleasant evening when pinks and daisies...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. Fraulein (‘Far across the deep blue water....’), song / Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    3. Ann Jane Thornton (‘Come all you loyal lovers I pray you lend an ear....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English 
    4. The seven priests (clipped) ‘Oh you feeling-hearted Christians...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English  [end of band three]
    5. The seven priests, song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [contd. from band three]
    6. Sally and Johnny (‘As I roved out one evening in the springtime of the year....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    7. [The farmer’s daughter] (‘Oh there was a farmer’s daughter and she longed for a baby, O...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    8. The crockery ware (‘Oh, this young man all in the dark....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    9. The hedges of co. Down (‘In a dream of the boy....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    10. The nobleman’s wedding [=Another man’s wedding] (‘Oh, I was invited to another man’s wedding....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    11. Adam in Paradise (‘When Adam was in Paradise in the first of recreation....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    12. The Paisley canal (‘Pray look on this victim of Tubot [Cupid]...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English 
    13. Tramp and the fancy man, story / Eddie Butcher, speech in English
    14. Moose at your fadge...’), story / Eddie Butcher, speech in English

Track F:

  • Clicking on the hyperlinked titles no 10 & 17 in this track will take you out of this catalogue
     and into ITMA’s Shamrock, Rose and Thistle project.


    1. A soldier and a sailor (‘A soldier and a sailor went a-walking one day....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    2. Come all you rakish fine young men(‘Oh, come all you rakish fine young men that courts a blooming maid....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    3. Coleraine regatta (‘Oh, kind folks I tell you true and now my song commences....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    4. Lovely Jane (‘Oh, come you loyal heroes, I pray you lend an ear....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    5. The old Orange flute (‘In the county Tyrone near the town of Dungannon....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    6. Pop goes the weasel (‘A penny for a cotton ball, a halfpenny for a needle....’), song / Butcher, singing in English
    7. Ann O Brien (‘You young and old, I now make bold, I hope you will lend an ear....’), song / Mrs Hart, singing in English / Eddie Butcher, singing in English [last line only]
    8. The dear old shamrock (‘I was leaving dear old Ireland....’), song / Mrs Hart, singing in English, singing in English
    9. Hushaby baby (‘Hushaby baby on the tree top....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    10. The journeyman tailor 'As I went out walking one morning in May...'), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    11. Kitty of Coleraine (‘As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping....’), song / Evelyn Butcher, singing in English
    12. [Every one’s done it but you] (‘When I was a lad sure the master once said...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    13. Doonaree (‘Oh to be in Doonaree with the sweetheart I once knew....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    14. Master McGrath (‘Eighteen sixty-nine was the date of the year....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    15. Todd’s sweet rural shade (‘Oh, one evening fair to take the air as I carelesslie did stray....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    16. Only a bunch of shamrock (‘Only a bunch of shamrocks, a bunch of shamrocks green....’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English
    17. Free and easy to jog along (‘It is of my rambles I am going to sing...’), song / Eddie Butcher, singing in English   [end of band four]

 
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