:: Title :: Interview with Catherine MacKellaig about Thanaig a' righ air tir am Muideart / Thanaig a' righ air tir am Muideart (The King Has Landed At Moidart)
:: Genre :: interview, Jacobite song, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
MacCaig, Norman [vocal]
MacKellaig, Catherine [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably the home of Catherine MacKellaig
:: Location :: Onich, Fort William (Inverness-shire), West (Scotland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, Gaelic Scotland, Hebridean
:: Session :: Onich 6/51
:: Date :: 6/17-6/19, 1951
:: Reference Information :: T3374.0, Track 18 (00:01:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of Mrs. Catherine MacKellaig: "Nearly sixty, two children, brought up in Moidart, went away to Glasgow to work, met husband in Fort William (he came from same district), married end of first world war, settled in Fort William, then gamekeeper till '35 while son was in North Africa way, came and bought a teashop here in Onich." [Source: Alan Lomax's Scotland journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - MacKellaig explains the story of the Jacobite song "Thanaig a' righ air tir am Muideart" (The King has Landed at Moidart) and sings a fragment of it. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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