Peter Kennedy Collection

Paddy Tunney and Brigid Tunney, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland 1952 Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/569

  • Recording date

    1952-07-19

  • 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 Blackbird'. Paddy Tunney. Solo male song. See the end of 'Lough Erne's Shore' by Paddy Tunney (same date) for talk about significance of the lyrics. 'The Mountain Streams'. Brigid Tunney. Solo female song. Short talk afterwards, mentioning how she learned the song from her Aunt Mary as a young girl. 'Drinking Good Whisky'. Brigid Tunney, Paddy Tunney. Female and male singing duo, male joining in on the lilting chorus. 'Easter Snow'. Brigid Tunney. Female solo song, short talk at beginning discussing where she heard the song locally first, forty years previously. 'Highland Mary'. Brigid Tunney. Female solo song. Singing a Scottish song, also known as 'Burns and His Highland Mary'. 'The Wee Weaver'. Brigid Tunney. Female solo song. 'Lough Erne's Shore'. Paddy Tunney. Male solo song with introduction about the song.

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Easter Snow 10:20

Posted by Margaret Ericson, Margaret Ericson on 08/03/2019 21:00:00