Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection

Paddy Malynn interview, part 19

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:13

  • Cultures

    Irish

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0011998 (copy of C903/389)

  • Subjects

    Irish folk songs and music

  • Recording date

    1988-06-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    Paddy Malynn's home, London, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Hall, Reg

  • Abstract

    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

  • Description

    Interviewee's note: traditional accordion player from County Longford, Ireland. Came to live in London in 1950s. Actively involved in London Irish music scene.

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