( Rounder Records )
Part of the World Library of Folk & Primitive Music Series

Recorded 1951 by Seamus Ennis, Alan Lomax, Robin Roberts; and by Brian George and Maurice Brown for the BBC, with the cooperation of the Irish Folklore Commission, the British Broadcasting Corporation and Radió Éirann

Original notes by Alan Lomax and Peter Kennedy

Edited and with a new introduction by Nicholas Carolan; foreword by Robin Roberts

“Spanning a variety of Irish traditions, and preserving performers long dead and styles now obsolete, this long-out-of-print collection will be a revelation to many and provide insight into that different world of Irish music of the mid-twentieth century.” —Nicholas Carolan, Irish Traditional Music Archive