Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection
Paddy Malynn interview, part 19
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2CDR0011998 (copy of C903/389)
Irish folk songs and music
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Paddy Malynn's home, London, England, UK
His interest in continental music; where he got some of his more unusual tunes; records by Jimmy Shand and Emile Vacher; waltzes and why there are not popular at fleadhs or ceilidhs; why it was against the regulations to play an old-time waltz at some events; posters stating “ceilidh only” meant no old-time dances were to be played; the Varsoviana and the Mazurka
Interviewee's note: traditional accordion player from County Longford, Ireland. Came to live in London in 1950s. Actively involved in London Irish music scene.