:: Title :: Interview with Davie Stewart about his travels and his taste for Irish music
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Stewart, Davie [vocal]
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Davie Stewart 1957
:: Date :: 12/1957
:: Reference Information :: T3460.0, Track 3 (00:10:17)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by "The Galoot," Davie Stewart, Traveller, accordion player, and ballad singer. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Stewart tells Lomax about beginning travelling at 8 years old with his blind piper cousin, the range of his travels throughout Scotland and Ireland, tramping and hawking, and learning Irish songs, which he likes "very well," though he admits that learning them has made him forget his "Scotch music." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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