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Series 2: Sound Recordings (continued)
Subseries 2: England (continued)
Lord Randall - stop clears throat- otherwise o.k
Western wynd - good
AFC 2008/005: SR029
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-21. Copied (L.G.); Isla Cameron. On reel: 1⁄2 other half talk about [...].
Bushes and briars - Isla Cameron - good
Bushes and briars - Isla Cameron - tries higher key - not as good
Come all you fair and tender girls - two verses - good
Morghellia du Keerdu - fine tune, good
Outlandish knight- false start - no retake
Queens Marys - good
Black waterside - good, but too low
Black waterside - higher key, good off tune in one place
As he walked down to the river - false start
As he walked down to the river - good
My Bonny Lad - voice wavering
I cannot get to my love - good - lovely song about Tyne
The unquiet grave - spoken
Isla, Jean, and George talking till the end of the tape
AFC 2008/005: SR030
1 sound tape reel : analog, 15 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-22; Cameron, Isla; copied (L.G.). On reel: Isla Cameron /first roll.
My bonny lad - false start - second good
Bushes and briars - fair
Sandgate nursing song - good, but could be better
Can ye sew cushions - good (after false start)
Black waterside - two times, not clear
Four Marys - nice version
AFC 2008/005: SR528, January 29, 1953
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-23. Open reel: Seamus pipes /Louise Bennett's Party, in London /?? calypso.
Seamus Ennis plays several tunes on Irish elbow pipes
Louise Bennett or Isla Cameron sings a song far in background
Ennis plays several more tunes on the elbow pipes
Your love will need no wedding ring - Sy Grant
Martha - Sy Grant
Dry weather houses - Louise Bennett and Sy Grant
What a Saturday night - Louise Bennett, Sy Grant, and chorus
Rookumbay - Louise Bennett, Sy Grant, and chorus at party
Louise Bennett tells of, and sings a calypso song - with drum accompaniment
House of lullaby - Louise Bennett
Sama Dema Halla... - Louise Bennett and Sy Grant
A calypso song, sung by Louise Bennett and Sy Grant
The ram goat - Sy Grant - a blue song with purple lyrics about a black deed
The walk journey - Sy Grant, with party choristers
AFC 2008/005: SR031
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-24. On reel: Leslie Haworth.
Subseries 3: Ireland
AFC 2008/005: SR032
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-1. Mrs. Cronin; original; C7. On reel: Macroom Nov 26.
Down the green fields - Cronin children
What would you do - Cronin children
I have a bonnet - Cronin children
Did you see my man - Cronin children
Fairy king, etc. - Kathleen Sheehen
Alternate documentation indicates that Kathleen Sheehan is the performer, and the recording (or version) is n.g. (no good).
Conversation about straw boys
Conversation about St. Stephen's Day
The bells of heaven (song)
AFC 2008/005: SR033
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-1 dupe. ER-1x; Mrs. Cronin; MCC2; copy; C3. On reel: MCC2 Mrs. Cronin copy.
Down the green fields
What would you do
I have a bonnet
Did you see my man
Fairy king, etc. - Kathleen Sheehen
Alternate documentation indicates that Kathleen Sheehan is the performer, and the recording (or version) is n.g. (no good).
Conversation about straw boys
Conversation about St. Stephen's day
The bells of heaven (song)
AFC 2008/005: SR034, November 24, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-2. Mrs. Cronin, Macroom; ER 2-2; original; C5. On reel: Mrs Cron /Macroom.
The factory girl
Gather your ducks and mind them
Pussy cats' party (no good)
Pussy got the measles - Mamie O'Connor
Sun has gone down in the west, love (no good)
Kildare Fair (mod.)
Ten weary years since I left Ireland's shore (no good)
As I went walking one morn down by the greenwood side (Irish and English)
Lullabye (in Irish)
Conversation following about song
Lullabye (in Irish)
Conversation following about song
Charming sweet girl that I love
AFC 2008/005: SR035, November 24, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-2 dupe. Mrs. Cronin; ER 2x; MCC3, C6, copy. According Jean's notes, the following songs were "taken out for lecture tape 5/12/59": Gather your ducks; Pussy's got the measles; and As I went walking one morn down by greenwood side (Irish and Eng).
The factory girl
Gather your ducks and mind them
Pussy cat's party - no good
Pussy's got the measles - Mamie O'Connor
Sun has gone down in the west, love (no good)
Kildare Fair (mod.)
Ten weary years since I left Ireland's shore (no good)
As I went walking one morn down by the greenwood side (Irish and English)
Second lullabye - more conversation
The charming sweet girl that I love
I am a maid that sleeps in love
Lanaghan's ball
AFC 2008/005: SR036
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-3x. MCC; C4. On reel: Mrs. Cronin /copy / Macroom.
Barbara Allen
Cuc a handy
Little pack o'tailors
Darby ram
Lord Gregory
Molly Bam
The Kerry cow - Irish and English
Same tune: girl compares suitors
Farmer's wife I'll be - verse
Some tune: In Dublin town I was brought up
Maid in father's garden
Robbing on the highway
She lived beside the Anner - Mamie O'Connor
AFC 2008/005: SR037, November 24, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # ER-4. Mrs. Cronin- Macroom; original; C1.
The girl that I love - last verse
Any letter here today
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