Terry Yarnell English & Irish Folk Music Collection

Bean an Leanna

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:35

  • Cultures

    Irish

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0008193 (copy of C1005/3)

  • Subjects

    Irish folk songs and music

  • Recording date

    1970-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Terry Yarnell Collection

  • Recording locations

    Spiddle, Co. Galway, Ireland

  • Performers

    ac Dhonncha, Sean (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Yarnell, Terry

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item

User notes for this item

SINGER: Seán 'ac Dhonncha (Seán Mac Donncha, Johnny Joe Phaitsín), from Aird Thiar, Carna, was one of the first sean-nós singers whose singing reached a wider audience when commercial recordings were issued in the 1960s by Gael-Linn. Others songs in this collection that Terry Yarnell recorded from him are found under the name "Seán Mac Donough".

Posted by Virginia Blankenhorn, Dept of Celtic and Scottish Studies, U. of Edinburgh on 02/09/2017 12:09:00