:: Title :: Huree Huro (The Tiree Love Song)
:: Genre :: love song, lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Collins, Shirley [banjo (five-string)]
Lomax, Alan
:: Setting :: 12 Cholmeley Park
:: Location :: Highgate, London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer II
:: Date :: 1955
:: Reference Information :: T1038.0, Track 8 (00:01:41)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are candid recordings by Alan Lomax made of himself and Shirley Collins at his home in London circa 1955. Anna Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax are also briefly heard on these recordings.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This traditional Scots folk song is connected with the Isle of Tiriodh (Tiree). Shirley remarks that this version is from an unknown New Zealand soldier.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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