:: Title :: Interview with Annie Cosgrave about The Collier Lad, her children, and work in the mines
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Cosgrave, Annie [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Newtongrange, Dalkeith (Midlothian), South-west (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Newtongrange 12/53
:: Date :: 12/11/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3343.0, Track 5 (00:06:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Annie Cosgrove was from Hamilton, Lanarksh. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Annie learned the song when she was 17 (she is 62 here) from a friend in Blantyre. She discusses her biography, mining, and, her 11 children - 10 of whom are married and four of whom work in the mines. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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