:: Title :: Interview with Bartley Connelly about An Sceilpín Draighneach (The Hawthorn Bush) (speed-corrected version)
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Connelly, Bartley [vocal]
Roberts, Robin [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified hotel
:: Location :: Carna (County Galway), West (Ireland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Irish, Gaelic, Irish
:: Session :: Carna 1/51
:: Date :: 1/29/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3290.0, Track 8 (00:00:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Limerick, Seamus behind in Kenmare catching up on his drinking, phoned arrangement to meet at night in Colm Keane's, Galway, Carna, hotel, tried for C. Keane with police sergeant while RR [Robin Roberts] and JM remained in hotel, 1st recorded Connelly and McDonagh, quarrel with manageress." From tape box: "Corridor maids standing around." [Source: Alan Lomax's journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion of "An Sceilpín Draighneach (The Hawthorn Bush)." Robin Roberts asks Bartley Connelly which single song he would take with him to a desert island - he chooses this and tells the story of the song. This is a speed-corrected and edited version of T3289.3 made by Alan Lomax. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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