:: Title :: Interview with William Mathieson about his family and song repertoire
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Mathieson, William [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Commercial Hotel
:: Location :: Turriff (Aberdeenshire), North-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian
:: Session :: Turriff II 7/51
:: Date :: 7/17/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3420.0, Track 9 (00:01:18)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Bothy ballads and local Aberdeenshire songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath, John Strachan, and friends. The ballads in this session sung by William Matheson, consist of first verses only, with the exceptions of "Died For Love" (3421, track 14) and "The Death of Harry Bradford (3421, track 21). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Mathieson discusses his family and the collection of folk songs that he has compiled over the years. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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