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Interview with John Gower and Ned Maddrell

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Date(s): between 1950 and 1970

Scope & Content: Track 1 and Track 2: The recording begins with children singing three songs in Manx Gaelic. Next, Eric Cregeen interviews, in English, an unnamed man (John Gower?) about the use of Manx and fishing superstition. Mr Campbell talks to Eric Cregeen about wooden graves at Keil's Point, Scotland, associated with the loss of the 'Maggie Maddrell' from Peel. Ned Maddrell talks about the loss of the 'Maggie Maddrell'; Mr Campbell remembers his father talking about the wreck of the 'Maggie Maddrell'.

Recording ends with folk song in Scottish Gaelic and other Scottish and Irish recordings by Eric Cregeen.

Language: English, Manx Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic

Extent: 40 min. 8 sec.

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2009-0001/37

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