:: Title :: Interview with Jimmy MacBeath about food in the bothies and suing a farmer for wages
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
MacBeath, Jimmy [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Jimmy MacBeath 11/53
:: Date :: 11/14/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3478.0, Track 1 (00:04:49)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - MacBeath recalls some of the awful food laborers were served in the bothies and fights that resulted between laborers and farmers. He tells Lomax about hiring a lawyer to get wages he deserved from a grudging farmer. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

© 2001-2018 Association for Cultural Equity | Contact | Rights