:: Title :: Interview with Jimmy MacBeath about the Edinburgh scene of Longfellow, Sir Walter Scott, Dr. Ferguson, Burns, and Tannehill; drinking; and fair days
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
MacBeath, Jimmy [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Jimmy MacBeath 11/53
:: Date :: 11/14/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3438.0, Track 1 (00:18:18)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax and MacBeath discuss Robert Burns, H. W. Longfellow, Sir Walter Scott, William Tannehill, and Dr. Ferguson. MacBeath recounts stories of the nights the Edinburgh literati spent at Dr. Ferguson's house, as well as Jimmy's enjoyment of "a good dram" and his experience at fair days. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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