:: Title :: Story of a sailor's body washed onto the shore of a Western Isle (incomplete)
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Duncan, Reverend [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Ceilidh of the People's Festival Fringe, Oddfellows Hall
:: Location :: Edinburgh (Midlothian), South-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Edinburgh 8/51
:: Date :: 8/30/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3431.0, Track 10 (00:00:59)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings from the first People's Festival Ceilidh, part of the 1951 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ballads sung by Jimmy MacBeath, John Strachan, Jessie Murray, and Blanche Wood; Gaelic songs by Calum Johnson and Flora MacNeil; piping by John Burgess; MC'd by Hamish Henderson. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The tape cuts out in the middle of the story. In his preceding commentary, Reverend Duncan (his first name is unidentified) says that the story is in praise of the Gaelic language. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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