Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection
Martin Byrnes interview, part 05
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Bill Leader's flat, Camden Town, London, England, UK
Byrnes, Martin, 1927- (speaker, male)
Hall, Reg (speaker, male), Leader, Bill (speaker, male), Nalder, Peter (speaker, male)
Gaelic speaking, more music in Ireland than when he was young, brought about by [Radio?] programmes concentrating on traditional music, fairy tunes, Roger Sherlock, today's accordion players influenced by Paddy O'Brien, but style becoming standardised
Interviewee's note: Fiddle player from Ahacragh, Co. Galway, resident in London. Recording note: occasional bleed-through from a previous recording.