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[Canada, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and U.S., Maine, 1956-1959] / collected by Edward D. Ives.
Date
1956
Main contributor
Ives, Edward D.
Summary
A large collection of folk songs, ballads and tales; many of the songs were written by Larry Gorman and Joe Scott. Also included are fiddle tunes, poetry, and interviews with loggers and the performers.
Contributors
Thornton, Waymon.; Brown, James, 1883-; Duplessis, George.; Underhill, Nicholas.; Scott, Joe, 1867-1918.; MacDonald, Wilmot, 1903-; Gorman, Lawrence, 1867-1918.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.; Miramichi Folksong Festival (New Brunswick)
Subjects
Acadians; Folk songs, English; Folk songs, French; Loggers; War songs; Tales; Bawdy songs; Folklore; Fiddle music; Child ballads
Locations
New Brunswick; Maritime Provinces; Maine
Collection
Archives of Traditional Music
Unit
Archives of Traditional Music
Languages
English; French
Physical Description
28 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. + documentation.
Notes

Songs and tales.

Includes recordings of the 1st and 2nd annual Miramichi Folksong Festival in New Brunswick.

Accompanied by a catalog of the tapes prepared by Ives.

Language Note

In English and French.

Local Note

OT 296--323; EC 10" 3601--3651

MDPI

Performers

Nick Underhill, Wilmot MacDonald, George Duplessis, James Brown, Waymon Thornton and other Canadian, Acadian and American performers.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by Edward D. Ives.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Ives from 1961-1964 in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Maine.

Other Identifier
Catalog Key: BAA0445BT