Friday July 10, 2020

Radio review: Saving Traveller songs

{ "#" : "That scent of the past, of Woodbines and turf-smoke and damp clothes and hair and courage, comes up off the songs as you listen to" , "b" : "Come All Ye Loyal Travellers."}

23rd August, 2008

{ "#" : "That scent of the past, of Woodbines and turf-smoke and damp clothes and hair and courage, comes up off the songs as you listen to" , "b" : "Come All Ye Loyal Travellers."}

Pat McKenzie and Jim Carroll went out around London in the 1970s, recording the songs of the Travellers who’d gone from Ireland to camp there.

They kept recording the diminishing store for the next 30 years, and in Paula Carroll’s three-part series...

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