:: Title :: Interview on Margaret Barry about a fiddler who asked her to marry him and on meeting her husband
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Barry, Margaret [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Irish, Irish Traveller
:: Session :: Margaret Barry III 11/53
:: Date :: 11/3/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3319.0, Track 10 (00:01:55)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung and played by Margaret Barry in London. The last tape in the session, T3462, was recorded at a song swap in Lomax's flat, featuring Isla Cameron and Jeannie Robertson (included in the Scotland collection) and Jean Ritchie (whose songs are included in both, depending on the context of her songs). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Margaret Barry recalls a fiddler who asked her to marry him - "it was only when he had the music in his hands that I liked him." She wanted a husband who would "keep her going." She met her husband in the town of Callan in Kilkenny. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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