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CA BI T-1112 · Item · June 17, 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Joe Neil MacNeil, Joe Allan Maclean and Dan MacNeil telling Gaelic stories and performing songs. Joe Neil discusses the death of Sister Margaret Beaton.

MacNeil, Joe Neil - Words on the Death of Sister Margaret Beaton

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Duine a' spealad"

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Bean an tuathanaich agus an nighean a' sniomh"

MacNeil, Joe Neil - "An te a ghoid an t-aodach"

MacLean, Joe Allan (Christmas Island, N.S) - "Mac IlleBhrath a' bhrocain..."

MacNeil, Dan - "A shealltainn a gruagaich..."

MacLean, Joe Allen - "Bas a' chogaidh..."

MacLean, Joe Allen - "Donnachadh Ban an tuathanach..."

MacNeil, Dan - "Nighean donn an t-sugraidh"

MacLean, Joe Allan - "Duan na ceardaich..." & history of the song

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CA BI T-409 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of stories and songs performed by Dan MacKenzie, Joe Allan MacLean and Mrs. Annie MacLean. Featuring:

MacKenzie, Dan - Song sung from the perspective of an old pit mare purchased to help with the November plowing. Horses were plentiful and cheap, so when they ceased to be of use people took them to the marsh and killed them.

MacKenzie, Dan - Òran do Nighean Òg Bréagha. Song Composed by Iagain Steaphainn Ruaidh. Uses the chorus to "Bu Chaomh Leam Bhith Mire".

MacKenzie, Dan - Naidheachd: "A'Chailleach a'Bheat an Deamhan".

MacKenzie, Dan - Fairy Story "Di-Luain, Di-Mairt, DiCiadain"

MacKenzie, Dan - Naidheachd: "Cònar a'Seòladh is an Grog Làidir"

MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: Sgeulachd - Fletcher and the Ghost. A man sets out to seek his fortune in England. He ends up in the employ of a nobleman trying to determine who is haunting his house. It is his dead daughter who desires to have her wrongly-convicted love freed from prison. See T-195

MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: A man leaves home to hunt on "Beinn Dhunnchaidh" to earn his fortune. On the way there he encounters several characters and obstacles. He eventually is dissuaded from going to the mountain an returns home. He discovers gold and goes to England with it, where he open's the country's largest shoe factory.

MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: "An Dròbhair Cruinn"

MacLean, Joe Allan - "Òran Bàs Eachainn MhicDhùghaill" composed by Archie MacDougall of Benacadie. Hector (Eachann "Larry") left Baddeck in a boat in 1896 but never returned home. He was presumed drowned. Archie's aunt, Mary (MacDougall) MacLeod also composed songs.

MacLean, Mrs. Annie - Biographical sketch

MacLean, Mrs. Annie - "Bha Mi'n Raoir gu Sunndach Sunndach" composed by Catrìona Iain Ruaidh (Catherine MacNeil)

MacLean, Mrs. Annie - "Tha Mise fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill" composed by Catrìona Iain Ruaidh (Catherine MacNeil). Song concerns a difficult winter and trying to preserve hay.

MacDonald, Joseph L. - History of Iona Credit Union

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-195 · Item · 1970
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Mr. Joe Allan MacLean was interviewed at his home.
MacLean's origin story of "Duan na Ceardaich". The "boss" in a forge threatens to fire all employees if a "duan" is not composed for him.

"Duan na Ceardaich"

Sgeulachd - Fletcher and the Ghost. A man sets out to seek his fortune in England. He ends up in the employ of a nobleman trying to determine who is haunting his house. It is his dead daughter who desires to have her wrongly-convicted love freed from prison. See T-409

Day, Hilda