:: Title :: She Walked Through The Fair
:: Genre :: ballad, lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
McDonagh, Sean [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified pub
:: Location :: Kilnaleck (County Cavan), North-east (Ireland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Irish
:: Session :: Kilnaleck 2/51
:: Date :: 2/7/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3304.0, Track 5 (00:02:43)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Queen Maeve's mountain cairn, Sligo, Longford, and Irene, recorded Sean McDonagh in pub in Killaleck [sic], ate in Green Rooster, Dublin, home to Howth at 1am, feeling low, anxious and quarrelsome." [Source: Alan Lomax's journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax on Sean McDonagh: "He's a tall slim [indecipherable] school teacher from Carna who has some songs from tradition, some from books and records, and some from Seamus Ennis." [Source: Tapebox]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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