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By: Irish Traditional Music Archive  05/12/2011
Keywords: Traditional Music, Irish Traditional Music, Music Archive

Adam in Paradise : four songs on courtship from the Ulster Tradition / sung by Eddie Butcher

The Irish Traditional Music Archive and the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum are pleased to be able to reissue on CD Adam in Paradise, an EP released by the Ulster Folk Museum in 1969 which was the first recording to feature Eddie Butcher, one of the most important traditional singers in Ireland in the twentieth century.

Eddie Butcher was first brought to public attention by Dr Hugh Shields of Belfast and Dublin who carried out extensive field-work and research into the song tradition of the Magilligan area of north Co Derry from 1953 until the late 1970s. His…

Keywords: Irish Traditional Music, Music Archive, Traditional Music,

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