Peter Kennedy Collection

Frank McPeake, John McLaverty, John Maguire and Sean Maguire, Belfast, Northern Ireland 1952 Tape 1

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/556

  • Recording date

    1952-07-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland

  • Performers

    McPeake, Frank (singer, male), McLaverty, John (singer, male), Maguire, John (tin whistle), Maguire, Sean (fiddle), Boyle, Charles (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    'Monaghan Fair'. Frank McPeake. Male singer with spoken introduction. 'General Munroe'. Frank McPeake. Male singer with spoken introduction. 'Lament for Willie'. John McLaverty. Male singer with spoken introduction. 'The Greasy Cook'. John McLaverty. Male singer with spoken introduction. 'Maid of the House (first version)'. John Maguire. Tin whistle reel. 'Maid of the House (second version)'. John Maguire. Tin whistle reel. 'Lovely Nancy'. John Maguire. Tin whistle jig. 'First House In Connaught'. John Maguire. Tin whistle reel. 'Flowers of Limerick'. Sean ? Maguire. Fiddle solo reel extract. 'Boys of Lee Fife'. John Maguire. Tin whistle reel. 'Roaring Mary'. John Maguire. Tin whistle reel, short discussion of the piece afterwards. 'Lady Margaret, first version.'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer with short spoken introduction, and further detail of the history of the song afterwards. 'Lady Margaret, second version.'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Greenwood Laddie'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Ca Raibh Tu Ar Feadh An Lae? (Where Have You Been?)'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. Short introduction discussing the piece. Gaelic version of 'Lord Randall'. 'Will You Go Lassie Go'. Frank McPeake. Uillean pipes and solo male singer. Followed by conversation about the song, learnt from an uncle of Frank McPeake, and on singing while playing the pipes. 'Grave of Wolfe Tone'. Frank McPeake. Male singer and uillean pipes. Short discussion afterwards about the song. 'Jug of Punch'. Frank McPeake. Male singer and uillean pipes with chorus. 'Saint Kevin of Glendalough'. Sean O'Boyle. Male singer with chorus. 'The Galway Girl'. John McLaverty. Male singer.

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