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Recording of Mariners' church service at Ballabeg methodist church and service for 100th anniversary of Ballabeg chapel

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Date(s): 1980s, 190s

Scope & Content: Track 1: Mariners' church service at Ballabeg Methodist Church. Hymns, including 'For Those in Peril on The Sea', 'Rescue the Perishing'; Harry Galbraith speaks about the difficulty of choosing songs for Mariners' service; talks about unusual structure of this chapel; Harry talks about being a member of the Regal Singers; 'Going Home' set to Dvorak; 'Follow, Follow, I Will Follow Jesus'; the blessing; 'He Walks With Me '; 'I Serve A Risen Saviour'. Harry talks about why he enjoys singing at Mariners' Services and his childhood in Pulrose; 'How Lovely are Thy Dwellings'.

Track 2: Service for 100th anniversary of Ballabeg Chapel. Speaker mentions Harry Kinley and introduces next hymn; 'Blessed be the Tie That Binds'; 'First and Last'; Harry mentions Castletown Eisteddfod and introduces Carol Little; 'The Trumpet of the Lord Shall Sound'; 'How Great Thou Art'; 'Amazing Grace'; Harry reminisces about the Palace and moving to Peel and talks about William Cain a songwriter who lived next door to him; 'The Song of the Manx Crofter'; 'We Thank You Lord for This Fair Earth'. Noel Cringle talks about the history of Ballabeg methodist church and thanks performers and congregation; pays tribute to the Mariners' choir, Harry Galbraith, Carol Little, the preacher and the ladies who did the catering. 'County Thy Blessings, Count Them One By One'. Noel Cringle says there are cakes left over and mentions Mariners’ choir member Jack Watterson’s birthday who they sing 'Happy Birthday' to.

Language: English

Extent: 1 hr. 3 min. 5 sec.

Item name: cassette tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2019-0052/22

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