Peter Kennedy Collection

Brigid Tunney and Paddy Tunney, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland 1952 Tape 1

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/567

  • Recording date

    1952-07-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Belleek, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

  • Performers

    Tunney, Brigid (singer, female), Tunney, Paddy (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    'The Mountain Streams'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song. 'Heathery Hills'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song. Short interview before song by son, Paddy Tunney. Brigid Tunney learned the song from her sister, who heard it in Glasgow. 'Dritheairin-o-mo-Chroidhe (first version)'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song, three verses. Short interview before song by son, Paddy Tunney. Brigid Tunney learned the song from her Aunt Mary. 'Dritheairin-o-mo-Chroidhe (second version)'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song. Second attempt at 1'22" 'Captain Colston'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song. Interviewed by son, Paddy Tunney, discussing the song. Also brief talk between verses as Brigid Tunney recalls lines. 'Bonny Bunch of Roses O'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song with introduction, learned from her Aunt Mary. 'Wee Paddy Molloy'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song with introduction, learned from her Aunt Mary. Lilting chorus. 'The Soldier and the Sailor'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song with introduction talk between Brigid and Paddy Tunney. First version. 'The Soldier and the Sailor'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song, second version. 'As I Roved Out'. Sarah Makem. Solo female song. 'Sligo Maid / Green Mountain'. Paddy Tunney. Solo male lilting songs, reels. 'Unnamed Jig / Frieze Breeches'. Paddy Tunney. Solo male lilting songs jigs. 'I'm a Tight Little Bit of an Irishman'. Paddy Tunney. Solo male song.

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