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'She's Like the Swallow That Flies So High', old British song, collected in Newfoundland by Karpeles c1930... long article on the collecting and arranging history.

'She's Like the Swallow That Flies So High', old British song, collected in Newfoundland by Karpeles c1930... long article on the collecting and arranging history.

Harp musician playing near a milking scene. Ennedi Plateau, Chad. British Museum 2013,2034.6483. (Photo: © David Coulson/TARA)

Harp musician playing near a milking scene. Ennedi Plateau, Chad. British Museum 2013,2034.6483. (Photo: © David Coulson/TARA)

Lew Murphy, Pat Murphy's Meadow.wmv - "Awesome variant of John Martin Devine's [1877-1929] original poem about a field in King's Cove, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, rearranged by his granddaughter in the 1930s, and set to music composed by Peter McNulty in the 1950s. The Irish entertainer from Mullagh, County Clare, Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Murrihy, heard it at a party in Chicago in 1982, and had it published by Ceol Music in 1989."

Lew Murphy, Pat Murphy's Meadow.wmv - "Awesome variant of John Martin Devine's [1877-1929] original poem about a field in King's Cove, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, rearranged by his granddaughter in the 1930s, and set to music composed by Peter McNulty in the 1950s. The Irish entertainer from Mullagh, County Clare, Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Murrihy, heard it at a party in Chicago in 1982, and had it published by Ceol Music in 1989."

Thanks to an intrepid park ranger who became a part-time folklorist, an archive of sound recordings and lyric sheets bears witness to a tradition that could well have died off. "Fiddlin'John" Sharp (center) seen here with daughter Evelyn and banjo player Red Morris, is among the many musicians whose stories and songs are documented in Bobby Fulcher's archive.

In Tennessee, Scenes From A Nearly Lost Musical History

Thanks to an intrepid park ranger who became a part-time folklorist, an archive of sound recordings and lyric sheets bears witness to a tradition that could well have died off. "Fiddlin'John" Sharp (center) seen here with daughter Evelyn and banjo player Red Morris, is among the many musicians whose stories and songs are documented in Bobby Fulcher's archive.

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music.

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music.

Lumberjack Song, 1969, Monty Python. The music is similar to Là ci darem la mano, Don Giovanni's and Zerlina's duet in Act 1, Scene 2, of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.[4][5] The music has also been compared to the English folk song "The Foggy Dew",[6] this is particularly apparent in the verses ('I cut down trees...'). Source: Wikipedia...

Lumberjack Song, 1969, Monty Python. The music is similar to Là ci darem la mano, Don Giovanni's and Zerlina's duet in Act 1, Scene 2, of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.[4][5] The music has also been compared to the English folk song "The Foggy Dew",[6] this is particularly apparent in the verses ('I cut down trees...'). Source: Wikipedia...

Manly bands gathered at the end of the working day with the swords, handkerchiefs and bells stitched on, to dance on village greens.

Manly bands gathered at the end of the working day with the swords, handkerchiefs and bells stitched on, to dance on village greens.

Death and the Lady, as collected by Francis Collinson from Mr Baker. From the EFDSS Full English archive. Collected 1946, Maidstone, Kent, England. "As I walked out one morn in May, The birds did sing and the lambs did play, I met an old man by the way..."

Week 92 – Death and the Lady

Death and the Lady, as collected by Francis Collinson from Mr Baker. From the EFDSS Full English archive. Collected 1946, Maidstone, Kent, England. "As I walked out one morn in May, The birds did sing and the lambs did play, I met an old man by the way..."

Picture of an Appalachia Man playing his Fiddle. Fiddle is a instrument used on appalachia music. It is very similar to a violin the main difference is the way that the musician plays it. It is a strong symbol of the appalachian music and culture.

Picture of an Appalachia Man playing his Fiddle. Fiddle is a instrument used on appalachia music. It is very similar to a violin the main difference is the way that the musician plays it. It is a strong symbol of the appalachian music and culture.

Up-and-coming hip-hop producer Steve Lacy uses his smartphone as his personal studio.

The Guy Who Produced Kendrick Lamar’s Best New Track Did It All on His iPhone

Up-and-coming hip-hop producer Steve Lacy uses his smartphone as his personal studio.

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