:: Title :: A Mháithrín, an Ligfidh Tú 'un Aonaigh Mé (The Girl Who Wanted To Marry A Shoemaker)
:: Genre :: children's song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
McDonagh, Maggie [vocal]
:: Setting :: Egan's Hotel
:: Location :: Oughterard (County Galway), West (Ireland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Irish, Gaelic, Irish
:: Session :: Oughterard 1/51
:: Date :: 1/31/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3295.0, Track 4 (00:01:04)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Carna, Feenish, recorded Colm Keane and Maggie McDonagh in Egan's Hotel, recorded 'true Gaelic songs,' Oughterard, visited Feenish, fell in sea." On box of T3294 Lomax wrote: ?Wherever it goes, in any of the four corners of the world, nobody need be ashamed of it. It couldn?t be sung better ?by his conscience.? ? (The reference is unclear.) [Source: Alan Lomax's journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion about "A Mháithrín, an Ligfidh Tú ?un Aonaigh Mé (The Girl Who Wanted to Marry a Shoemaker)." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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