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Series 2: Sound Recordings (continued)
Subseries 4: Northern Ireland
AFC 2008/005: SR055, November 16, 1952, November 22, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-1. Ire. ER-County Cork.
With Kitty I'll go - Jerry Hicks
Seven gypsies in the wood - Sean O'Boyle
Ye sportsman of the [...] - Jerry Hicks
One fine summer's morn - Jerry Hicks - two false starts, third time sings two verses - good
Rocks O'Baun - Jerry Hicks - says wrong tune, no good
Flower of Maherally - O'Boyle - beautiful tune
Story of St. Kevin - Mrs. O'Boyle - then Sean sings song
Bonny bonny Steve Gallen Braes
Sweet Macroom - Andy Collins
Old bog road - Andy Collins
Skihherean - Andy Collins
AFC 2008/005: SR056, November 16, 1952, November 22, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-1x. O'Boyle, S. (copied from NIR1); copy O'Boyle.
AFC 2008/005: SR057, circa 1951
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-3. Frank McPeake #2; on end. On reel: Frank McPeake /BBC Oscar KY /London party.
Kentucky Mountains Relig. - Oscar's BBC program; Party at 64 Belsize Park London; Isla Cameron, Bill and Margaret; [light pencil]; and Oscar's BBC program with Jean and family; MacPeakes
Eileen Aroon - two pipes - "Seconds" - not exciting
Eileen Aroon - two pipes, two voices
Pipes and dulcimer - trial - slow time, no good
Pipes and dulcimer - same tune - played fast, better
Long [...] about for song for Jean to sing pipes
Jean sings [...] Derry gaol to drones - ok
Lament - O'Neill? - tune, reminiscent "low countrie" - not well done
Back into original tapes - party into Sarah [...]
She moves through fair
I wish I were on yonder hill, Isla - "died for love" - good
AFC 2008/005: SR058, circa 1951
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-4. Jan. 11; F. McPeake #1; Tuning up, 1⁄2 tape. According to notes on the tape container, the first two recordings were taken out for a lecture on February 12, 1959. On reel: Frank McPeake /#1 /She moves /Widdicom Fair /mostly nothing.
There was an old piper - Frank
She moves through the fair - Francis
Monochan Fair - Frank
AFC 2008/005: SR059, November 11, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-5. Makem; IRE. On reel: ... muinzen beginning / Makem.
Lovely Sweet Banks of Kilrae - lost [or last] verses- Frank Keating
John Mitchell - Petter Vallely
Barney Mavoornean - Annie Jane Kelly
The Laurel wear
Lord Blaney's Demeane "Maggie" Hughs
An Irishman's home - A.J. Kelly
Early, early in the spring - F. Keating
Little bunch of shamrocks - Mary Kelly
Caroline and the sailor - Mrs. Makem
Take back the ring - Mrs. Makem
AFC 2008/005: SR060
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-6. Makem; original. On reel: Mrs. Makem house reel two ready.
Highland Mary (end of the song) - Mouth of January - Sarah Makem
Killeary's pride - Maggie Hughs
Banks of the Callam - Maggie Hughs
As I roved out on a morning - S. Makem
Green grows the laurel - S. Makem
Maid in her master's garden - S. Makem
Mary of Kilmire- S. Makem
AFC 2008/005: SR061
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-7. Makem. On reel: MMC1 /Mrs. Makem /Copy #1.
Barbara Allen
Month of January
As I rode out on a May morn
Green grow the laurel
Maid in her master's garden
Mary of Kilmire - S.B.
Highland Mary (last two were added different times)- SB
Beggar man - SB
Derry gaol
AFC 2008/005: SR062, November 18, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-8. Makem - mostly band. "Cork hornpipe" was noted as "taken out for a lecture on May 12, 1959. On reel: ready.
Take back the king (last verse) - Makem - no good song
Cork hornpipe (tin whistle) - Tom Makem - very good
Unnamed tune (tin whistle) - good
Rambling pitchfork (tin whistle) - fair, breathless
First [Hacise] in Connaught (tin whistle) - fair, breathless
Kaly Band - ? and O'Sullivan's March - pipes and fiddles, whistle or flute, banjo
Tunes unnamed - pipes and fiddles, whistle or flute, banjo
Cook in the kitchen and a trip to the cottage
Two songs edited onto NIR-2
Lovely sweet banks of Kilray - sung by Fred Keating (?)
AFC 2008/005: SR063
1 sound tape reel : analog, 15 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-9. Makem (band music). On reel: Band music /Kaly Ba... .
Cook in the kitchen - Ceilidh Band - first tune a bit dull
A trip to the cottage - second time nice
Ruddy McCorby - confused beginning, nice towards end
Girl I left behind me - very good
Rakes of Mallow - very good
AFC 2008/005: SR064, November 15, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-10. Makem. "The Magpie's Nest" and "[Bonny Wee] Irish Boy" are noted as "taken out for lecture" on May 12, 1959. On reel: Ire /Sarah Makem's house.
May morning dew - Annie Jane Kelly - first attempt dog [...]
May morning dew - Annie Jane Kelly - second attempt (good)
The Magpie's Nest - Annie Jane Kelly
[Bonny wee] Irish boy - Francis Keating
Star of Townley Hall - Francis Keating
Tom Makem
Nell Flaherty's drake - Tom Makem
Highland Mary - Sarah Makem
AFC 2008/005: SR065, November 18, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-11. Makem-Keady; IRE original.
[...] merchant - F. Keating
The collyer lad
Beggar man - Makem
Derry gaol - Makem
Home sweet home
Barbara Allen - Mrs. Makem - false start then ok
Kaly (Ceilidh) band
AFC 2008/005: SR066, November 18, 1952
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # NIR-12. "Joggin up to Cloddy" was "taken out for lecture tape" on May 12, 1959. On reel: Market Hill #1 /Mary Toner /John Pickering /songs fiddle.
Market Hill 1
Farewell [...]
Remember me - Mary Toner - false start first- good
Name and address
Tonight in France
Come and take a trip - well sung, not a good song
Joggin up to Cloddy - Mary Toner
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