Part AOH-18693/1/258698/03 - Aidan O'Hara Collection. Reel-to-Reel 96 [sound recording] / [various performers]. Track 3

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Aidan O'Hara Collection. Reel-to-Reel 96 [sound recording] / [various performers]. Track 3


  • 1979 (Creation)

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1 Track (3 min., 33 sec.)

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Speech [Information from A O'H: 'Starts off talking about an RIC man who wrote a song about a woman he liked in Clonmany and he quotes lines from it. Sings a verse and says, "That's a good song and nobody in Inishowen hardly knows it either." He got it from hearing it sung by others. On line the song is called Dark Iniseoghain: and , also, etc.; I asked him for The Star of Inishowen but he didn't know the air of it. He said he worked as a carpenter all his life and was in the Irish Army during the Emergency. He was 71 when I recorded this] ; Dark Iniseoghain, song / Jimmy Clingan, speech in English, singing in English

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Donated by Aidan O'Hara
Imported from Reeldubs July 2013

Spoken information on tape ; See related ephemera ; Carton: 'James Clingan' [spine]

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  • English



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