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Series 2: Sound Recordings (continued)
Subseries 7: Scotland (continued)
Whistle - tape test
AFC 2008/005: SR201
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-14. Jimmy Stewart; JR 8 #65; leave off false starts. On the reel: Forfar.
I'm a Forest in these woods - false start
I'm a forest in these woods - good
Jockie o'Bryndes land
Jock [...] one May mornin'
Jock and the seven foresters - good
When I was a wee thing - Banks of roses - false start
When I was wee thing - almost too low, some good verses; slightly printed
Up a wide and lonely glen - begin over after two verses - good
There's a blackbird (what a voice) - false start not too well sung
There's a blackbird (what a voice) - some good verses
O she's my bonny wee thing - composed by himself - blue
It. Of Benachil [...], by Jimmy's brother - three verses
It. O Benachil" - original words
AFC 2008/005: SR202, September 16, 1953
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-15. Mrs. Elizabeth White; Elizabeth White [???]. On the reel: Mrs. A. White /... /Ella Ward - end.
AFC 2008/005: SR203
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-16. Annie Arnot (Gaelic).
Eel a Dhu Vetrin Ho, Ho! - gunshot in middle - waulking song
Cuu thewah L'oo'me yovlic shame - waulking song; repeats part of song
Hull dee hah - [...]
Be vedde na moo dee midday ee mashe ? - coughs
Goes A. tore ha tor - ha tore
slow lyric song
Eel me dhu vetrin ho, ho! repeat
unnamed song
Hamish Henderson sings and explains several songs
AFC 2008/005: SR204
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-17. Ceilidh (party).
Muckin o' Georde Byre - MacBeath - [...] sings, applaud, beginning lost
The modlin green - MacBeath- good quality but blue
SB - farm song
As I gaed up to (offer?) "He [...]" - good - audience joins chorus, sough, well sung
What a voice - Jeannie Robertson - train noises in begin
Great Jehovah with introduction - Jean Ritchie - ok - echoey
Little devils - with introduction - Jean Ritchie - ok
SB?
Breton catch time - Breton pipers - good
Scots wha hae - audience- muffled; thanks to the artists
AFC 2008/005: SR527
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-18. [further details on tape box]
AFC 2008/005: SR205, possibly September 15, 1953
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-19. [???]. Tinkers' Camp; On the reel: camp.
AFC 2008/005: SR206
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-20. [???]. On the reel: Ceilidh /reel #3.
AFC 2008/005: SR207
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-21. Ceilidh (continued).
Jimmy Burns on beginning - very N.G.
Ceilidh dancing to bagpipes - something wrong with mic
Two Breton boys- sing, then play pipes
My parents gave me good learnin' - Jeannie Robertson
[...] I'm a weaver - a weaver goes to war - humorous - Jimmy MacBeath
My auld Scottish lass - J. MacBeath
When the ale was only tippence - J. MacBeath
Doon he obergate - Jeannie Robertson - missed beginning
Bagpipes for [...] fling - Isaac Higgins
AFC 2008/005: SR208
1 sound tape reel : analog, 15 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-22. Ceilidh (continued); Hamish Henderson M.C. is Ceilidh. On the reel: reel #2 /27.
Hush-a-bye, the Lord knows who's your daddy-o - Jeannie Robertson
Bonny rantin' lassie - Ella Ward
Eel me dhu vetrim - Annie Arnot - a rowing song, sung in Gaelic
A good luck and victory to whiskey - Annie Arnot - Gaelic
The dear one on the braes ewly" - Annie Arnot - Gaelic
My blessing on the new bailey" - Annie Arnot
Betty White dancing - jig - accompanied by bagpipes
The Battle of the Hawlaugh (1411) - Betty White, talks about it after
Bagpipes tune (not identified)
Jimmy Burns makes some announcements
Jean Ritchie at 15 ips and backwards, talks (and sings?)
AFC 2008/005: SR209
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-23. Mrs. Elizabeth White.
Toast: "Here's to the lad that wears the Glengarry"
Diddling - "Katie's Farewell" - one verse talk follows
Diddling - very slow time, one false start
Diddling - slow, more interesting than #3, two false starts
Diddling - #4 over again
Diddling - "Maggie Cameron"
Downe [...] (slightly [...])
(Humming of) Bonny boy's young but growing
Diddling - "Cuckoo's nest"
AFC 2008/005: SR210
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-24. McLeod, Kitty; Hamish Henderson; Kitty MacLeod; Some [...] - clear, too [...]; more Kelly and Marietta; Het Skyrtie, "To thee beggin' I will go."
AFC 2008/005: SR211
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-25. Inverness; various performers; [??]. On the reel: Inverness /fiddle.
AFC 2008/005: SR212, July 12, 1953
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-26. Edinburgh; various performers; S. 26; Ceilidh Edinburgh #2. On the reel: Ceilidh #1 /Edinburgh.
Part of "Bonny wee lass who never said no" - J. Robertson
Jeannie begins "Bonny wee lass" again
The licht boh's lassie" - Ella Ward
By a wide and lonely glen [Up a wild and lonely glen] - Jeannie Robertson
Bagpipe music played by Isaac Higgins - very good
Puesht te buiell" - Annie Arnot (Skye)
Betty Higgins dances highland fling to pipes
The Road of the swan - Ella Ward (Gaelic)
Sat an grat for gruel - Jimmy MacBeath, first verse interrupted
Nicky Tams" - Jimmy MacBeath
AFC 2008/005: SR213
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-27. Edinburgh; various performers; Apartment in Edinburgh; S. 27. On the reel: Edinburgh /apartment /Spl... 1.
AFC 2008/005: SR214
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # S-28. Edinburgh; various performers. On the reel: Edinburgh #2
Subseries 8: United States
AFC 2008/005: SR215, 1955
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # US-1. Florida: Anonymous folk singer, 1955. Spine: original: US Florida 1. Back of the tape box: Spiradilos and hymn - Naples; to be spliced. On the reel: original
AFC 2008/005: SR216, 1955
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # US-2. Florida: John S. Madden sings a Welsh song. 2; Original: 1955. Back of the tape box: Loucis Pleasin - John S. Wright; Florida. On the reel: original
AFC 2008/005: SR217, 1955
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