Item T-226 - Cèilidh at the home of Alan Steele

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Cèilidh at the home of Alan Steele

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CA BI T-226

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  • 1970 (Creation)
    Steele, Sally
    Boisdale (NS)

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1 audio reel

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Item is a recording of a ceilidh at the house of Alan Steele. Includes stories, songs, local history and lore in both English and Gaelic.

Steel, Allan Story of the building of the Railroad, 1887-1890

Steel, Neil Ged tha mi gun chrodh gun aighean

Steele, Sally Scottish music

MacKenzie, Hugh O, till a' Leannan

Steel, Mary Ye Banks and Braes

Chorus ' S truagh nach robh mise an Eilean

MacKenzie, Hugh Stop your tickling jock

Bryden, Joseph Mimics Mi'kmaq coming off train at Christmas Island (N.S.)/ Mimics Mi'kmaq singing in choir.

Bryden, Joseph Story about Michael Archibald's dog

Bryden, Joseph Micmicing Jim John MacDougall and John Campbell, stutterer

Bryden, Joseph Story about a Priest in New Waterford

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about pioneer days in Cape Breton Island (N.S.) ... Dat's my fader (early relations with Mi'Kmaq)

MacKenzie, Hugh Story centres around a sick woman Seumas Sandy said that if they ate rough food all would be well

MacKenzie, Hugh Humorous Story about Billy Eoin MacKinnon who said "Poor man's stomach was the same as Vanderbilts"

MacKenzie, Hugh More stories about MacGregor's dog killing sheep, rum

MacKenzie, Hugh Donald Isbel about shoes and also about slow worker

MacKenzie, Hugh The courtship of Floridh and Ruairidh under the tree with Hector at the top of the tree listening

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Donald and a Priest

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Mickey Sandy's dog.

Chorus O gur toil leam é gur toil leam

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Michael MacNeil and stealing hay

MacKenzie, Hugh Sgeulachd "Gilleasbuig Aotrom"

MacKenzie, Hugh "Gilleasbuig Aotrom" (continued)

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      Item is available for online streaming:

      T-226 Side 1 [Audio mp3]:

      T-226 Side 2 [Audio mp3]:

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