:: Title :: Interview with member of the Ballinakill Ceilidhe band about similarities between American hillbilly and Irish dance music and on ceilidhe bands
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified man [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band
:: Setting :: Railroad hotel (possibly now the Galway Great Southern Hotel)
:: Location :: Galway City (County Galway), North-west (Ireland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Irish
:: Session :: Galway City II 2/51
:: Date :: 2/1/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3296.0, Track 6 (00:01:00)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Banshee stories, visited in Carna in rain, Galway, recorded Ballinakill Ceilidh Band (three fiddles, two flutes, two accordions) in evening in railroad hotel until 3am (Seamus Ennis present)." Lomax addresses Seamus in his narration throughout the tape. [Source: Alan Lomax's journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion with an unidentified member of the Ballinakill Ceilidhe band (which Alan calls the Ballinkerry Band) of the comparison between Irish ceilidhe and American hillbilly bands and the history of ceilidhe bands. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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