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The Devil tries Noah's wine and finds out its effects., 15 February 1979

Track ID : 65845

The Devil tries Noah's wine and finds out its effects. Wine is a very ancient thing. When Noah went into the ark with all the animals he took some vines with him, and tended them for forty days an...

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An old Traveller and his wife are given three wishes by a fa..., 15 February 1979

Track ID : 65850

An old Traveller and his wife are given three wishes by a fairy, but waste them and end up with nothing. An old Traveller man and woman were sitting by the roadside having a rest and a smoke when ...

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Young Johnston, 15 February 1979

Track ID : 65860

In this tragic ballad, Young Johnston proposes to the Colonel that they marry each other's sisters; the Colonel refuses, insulting Johnston's sister. Johnston kills the Colonel and flees to his sis...

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A prisoner saves his life with the help of his family by pos..., 13 August 1986

Track ID : 82452

A prisoner saves his life with the help of his family by posing a riddle to his guards that they cannot answer.

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Riddle involving 'two legs' (a person), 'three legs' (a stoo..., 13 August 1986

Track ID : 82453

Riddle involving 'two legs' (a person), 'three legs' (a stool) and 'four legs' (a dog).

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A girl finds her fortune with a prince enchanted as a bull., 13 August 1986

Track ID : 82456

A girl finds her fortune with a prince enchanted as a bull. Traditional tale in which a girl seeking her fortune is carried off by a prince in the form of an enchanted bull. The pair have many adv...

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The role of stories and storytelling in the Traveller commun..., 13 August 1986

Track ID : 82457

The role of stories and storytelling in the Traveller community.

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A fox used flattery to make a crow drop the bread it had in..., 21 September 1975

Track ID : 39243

A fox used flattery to make a crow drop the bread it had in its mouth. A hungry fox saw a crow up in a tree with the heel of a half loaf of bread in its beak. The fox said what a beautiful bird th...

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Betsy Whyte's mother used to say,, 21 September 1975

Track ID : 39244

Betsy Whyte's mother used to say, "Woah, Growlie," to warn her children when they began making over-ambitious plans.

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A saying drawn from a story, to warn children not to count o..., 21 September 1975

Track ID : 39246

A saying drawn from a story, to warn children not to count on things they can't have; a saying to avoid repeating oneself. Betsy Whyte's mother used to tell the story of a Traveller man and his tw...

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