:: Title :: The Barnyards Of Delgaty
:: Genre :: ballad, bothy ballad, skiffle
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Bray, Jim [bass (double), vocal]
Cole, John [vocal]
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Daley, Bryan [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Miller, Jimmy (Ewan MacColl)
Seeger, Peggy [banjo (five-string), vocal]
Sutton, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, British Pop
:: Session :: Alan Lomax and the Ramblers
:: Date :: 1955-1957
:: Reference Information :: T1037.0, Track 2 (00:02:29)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Sound engineered recordings of Alan Lomax and the Ramblers, a skiffle group, with Alan Lomax (guitar, vocal), Ewan MacColl (vocal), Peggy Seeger (banjo, vocal), Shirley Collins (vocal), Sandy Brown (clarinet, vocal), and Jim Bray (bass, vocal)]. Other performers may have been present. Few notes exist for this session, which was recorded on August 6, 1956.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This is a traditional Scottish bothy song. In country areas of Scotland, farm workers were often hired for the following year at special fairs, organised for that purpose. Delgaty is in Aberdeenshire. Ewan MacColl sings solo, the others join him on the chorus. Guitars and a double bass can be heard.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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