Charles O'Hegarty


Fass, Bob, 1933-2021 (Host,Former owner)
O'Hegarty, Charles, 1937-2010 (Performer,Interviewee)
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Charles O'Hegarty
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Title on finding aid: Charles O'Hagerty
Charles O'Hegarty performs live and is interviewed by Bob Fass at the WBAI studio. Parts 2-3: Charles O'Hegarty performs "Mother's Lament." Rhythmic drum music plays. "Green, Green Rocky Road" plays. "I Found A Love" by The Falcons plays. "La Marseillaise" plays. Part 5: Bob interviews Charles O'Hegarty, folk singer formerly in the Greenwood County Singers. They discuss singing in groups and the pe rceived animosity between the Irish and English (O'Hegarty is from England). Parts 6-7: Bob plays some records, Charles O'Hegarty plays more live music and speaks with Bob. Part unspecified (23 minutes): Charles O'Hegarty plays various folk songs, including, "The Handsome Cabin Boy," "Cushie Butterfield," "Mother's Lament," "Shoals of Herring," "The Leaving of Liverpool," "Bridget Flynn," "What a Mouth," and "Play With Fire"
Collection Name
Bob Fass papers, circa 1960-2011
Archival Context
Series III: Bootlegs, Demo Tapes, and Other Live Recordings, 1962-2011. Subseries III.2: Bootlegs and live recordings, 1952-2004, undated
sound recordings
Popular music radio programs; Live sound recordings; Folk-rock music; Interviews
Publication Information
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.): New York (N.Y.). 1952
Physical Description
6 audio files (Part 2: 31 minutes; Part 3: 31 minutes ; Part 5: 31 minutes ; Part 6: 29 minutes ; Part 7: 24 minutes ; Part unspecified: 23 minutes)
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Note (Date note)
Date inferred from inclusive dates of archival subseries
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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