:: Title :: Interview with Jack Dillion about McCaffrey
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Dillon, Francis (Jack) [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Room 302, BBC
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English
:: Session :: London 1/51
:: Date :: 1/3/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3260.0, Track 8 (00:00:57)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads and soldiers' songs sung by Francis "Jack" Dillon, folksong collector, radio producer, and editor of the BBC's rural affairs Country Magazine program. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion of McCaffery. From a broadsheet of a solider shooting his captain after seeing his lady on the latter's arm. It was rumored to be forbidden in the British Army because of the row it would cause when the "drunks and the bad boys" would sing it. (c. 1880-1890) [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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