:: Title :: An Bonneán Buí (The Yellow Bittern) (speed-corrected version) (fragment)
:: Genre :: drinking song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
McDonagh, Sean [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified hotel
:: Location :: Carna (County Galway), West (Ireland)
:: Language :: Gaelic, Irish
:: Culture :: Irish, Gaelic, Irish
:: Session :: Carna 1/51
:: Date :: 1/29/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3291.0, Track 1 (00:01:46)
:: 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 - This is a speed-corrected version of T3289.8 made by Alan Lomax. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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