Peter Kennedy Collection

Frank McPeake, John McLaverty, John Maguire and Charles Boyle, Belfast, Northern Ireland 1952 Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/557

  • Recording date

    1952-07-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland

  • Performers

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

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    'Cuckoo's Nest'. John Maguire. Tin whistle, hornpipe. 'Dairy Maid'. John Maguire. Tin whistle, reel. 'Leitrim Fancy'. John Maguire. Tin whistle, hornpipe. Short talk with John Maguire afterwards. 'The Rights of Man'. Frank McPeake. Solo male singer. Discussion about the song at the start and the end. 'I Wish I was in America'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. Conversation at start and end. Includes Frank McPeake talking as well. 'The Suit of Green'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. Conversation at end. 'If All The Young Ladies / The Flower of Maeherally'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer with quiet mixed chorus in first song. Conversation at start and in between songs. Discussing missing verses. 'The Constitutional Movement'. Frank McPeake. Solo male singer, with short introduction of the piece. 'Story About an Orangeman'. John McLaverty. Story about an Orangeman. 'Talk about factory girls'. Charles Boyle. Short spoken discussion. 'Father Tom O'Neill'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Santy Anna'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'B For Barney'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer with short spoken introduction. 'Billy Gillaspie'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Dark-Eyed Gipsies'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Sixteenth of March'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer. 'Cross of Armagh'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer with short spoken introduction. 'Doffin' Mistress'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer. 'Down by the Slaney Side'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer with short spoken introduction. 'The Hot Ashpelt'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer with short introduction. Learnt from George McGee (Dublin) 'The Stuttering Lovers'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer. 'The Wedding of Ballyporeen'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer with short introduction. Learnt from George McGee (Dublin) 'Phil the Piper's Wedding'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer with short introduction. Learnt from Kate Short (Dublin) 'Paddy Myles'. John McLaverty. Solo male singer with short introduction. Learnt from George McGee (Dublin) 'Prince Charlie Stuart'. Charles Boyle. Solo male singer.

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