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The Fisher family repertoires, shared and separate., 19 September 1985

Track ID : 92907

The Fisher family repertoires, shared and separate. Ray Fisher describes the Fisher family's appearance together at the Sidmouth Folk Festival. She recalls other similar occasions and mentions the...

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Choosing songs; songs that offend modern sensibilities; song..., 20 September 1985

Track ID : 92908

Choosing songs; songs that offend modern sensibilities; songs with political content. Ray Fisher is attracted to lyrics with unexpected twists, insights into past ways of thinking, or particularly...

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Traditional singers; performing with Willie Scott., 20 September 1985

Track ID : 92909

Traditional singers; performing with Willie Scott. Ray Fisher discusses Jeannie Robertson's singing of 'What a Voice'. [Break to change tape.] She talks about how she met Willie Scott. Hamish Hend...

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Performing for English festival audiences., 20 September 1985

Track ID : 92911

Performing for English festival audiences. National festivals like the one at Loughborough generally include a token Scottish presence, and Ray Fisher and Willie Scott are a good combination to fi...

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Ray Fisher discusses her choice of repertoire., 20 April 1986

Track ID : 93158

Ray Fisher discusses her choice of repertoire. Ray Fisher discusses her choice of repertoire. The first time she plays at a particular venue, she avoids a set list of songs, and instead tries to g...

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Ray Fisher discusses her attitude to comic songs., 20 April 1986

Track ID : 93159

Ray Fisher discusses her attitude to comic songs. Ray Fisher enjoys wry songs rather than those that elicit belly laughs. She also believes that many traditional songs use humour to address seriou...

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Ray Fisher describes her vocal style., 20 April 1986

Track ID : 93160

Ray Fisher describes her vocal style. Ray Fisher's vocal style is based on traditional singers such as Jeannie Robertson and Belle Stewart. She tries to sing the way she speaks. She likes listenin...

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Singing in a duo with Archie Fisher., 02 May 1986

Track ID : 93165

Singing in a duo with Archie Fisher. Ray Fisher discusses singing as a duo with her brother Archie. They were quite unique at the time, as there were few other male/female folk duos. She describes...

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Discussion of the Glasgow folk scene in Ray Fisher's youth., 02 May 1986

Track ID : 93166

Discussion of the Glasgow folk scene in Ray Fisher's youth. Ray Fisher recalls the folk scene of her youth in Glasgow, with prominent figures including Morris Blythman, Hamish Henderson, Lonnie Do...

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The impact of marriage and relocation on Ray Fisher's singin..., 02 May 1986

Track ID : 93168

The impact of marriage and relocation on Ray Fisher's singing career. Ray Fisher discusses the impact that her marriage and relocation had on her career as a performer. She married Colin Ross in t...

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