:: Title :: Interview with Jimmy MacBeath about The Moss O Burreldale
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Henderson, Hamish [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
MacBeath, Jimmy [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Commercial Hotel
:: Location :: Turriff (Aberdeenshire), North-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Turriff II 7/51
:: Date :: 7/17/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3419.0, Track 6 (00:00:55)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Bothy ballads and local Aberdeenshire songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath, John Strachan, and friends. The ballads in this session sung by William Matheson, consist of first verses only, with the exceptions of "Died For Love" (3421, track 14) and "The Death of Harry Bradford (3421, track 21). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - MacBeath recalls some tinker's gatherings he attended, and admits that he can't remember who composed "The Moss O Burreldale." (According to Ewan McVicar, it was G. S. Morris, 1876-1960.) [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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