Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection

Martin Byrnes interview, part 02

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:51

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0008834 (copy of C903/211)

  • Recording date

    1968-04-23

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    Bill Leader's flat, Camden Town, London, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Byrnes, Martin, 1927- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Hall, Reg (speaker, male), Leader, Bill (speaker, male), Nalder, Peter (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Leader, Bill

  • Abstract

    Influenced by Michael Coleman, tale about Coleman having made Paddy Kelloran's records, his own fiddling style, came to England (Gloucester) 1948, then London 1950, meeting and playing with Michael Gorman and Willie Clancy, Joe Ryan, going to Warsaw, making a record in Poland

  • Description

    Interviewee's note: Fiddle player from Ahacragh, Co. Galway, resident in London. Recording note: occasional bleed-through from a previous recording.

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