:: Title :: Interview with Jimmy MacBeath about servant girls and ploughboys, kidnapping by landlords, wage slavery, and farm courtships
:: 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 :: T3439.0, Track 9 (00:11:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - MacBeath tells Lomax about farm girls being kidnapped by landlords, the virility of ploughboys, the paltry wages kitchen girls received on the farms, and bothy courtship. Lomax expresses progressive indignation at the arrogance of the landlords and the wage slavery of the farm girls. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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