How Jeannie Robertson picked up songs from her family.

Date 19 October 1972
Track ID 89826
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1972.221

Original Tape ID

SA1972.221

Summary

How Jeannie Robertson picked up songs from her family.

Jeannie Robertson learned many songs as a child from her mother, who would often sing in the evenings while waiting for her husband and sons to return home. Jeannie's mother's brother, Willie Stewart, would sometimes also join them; he was a good singer with many songs. Mention of Jeannie passing songs on to her daughter, Lizzie Higgins, and 'Wee Froggie' [Isaac Higgins].

Item Subject/Person

Robertson, Jeannie; Stewart, Maria; Stewart, Willie; Higgins, Lizzie; Higgins, Isaac

Language

English

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SoSS