Carsphairn Archive

Photo - John McCutcheon, Carsphairn Fiddler taken in 1954

Item

RMC_29.jpg

Title

Photo - John McCutcheon, Carsphairn Fiddler taken in 1954

Description

John McCutcheon was an accomplished musician (fiddler) from Lamford, Carsphairn. He was often heard playing at local events and dances. He was born in 1886 and would have played similar events to Robbie Murray.

The photo was taken by English song collector Peter Kennedy. Kennedy was working for the BBC at the time, recording all over Britain. Some items were broadcast as part of the 'As I Roved Out' series on BBC radio. See website at: http://www.folktrax-archive.org.

Identifier

RMC_29

Contributor

MI

Date

1954

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Citation

KH, “Photo - John McCutcheon, Carsphairn Fiddler taken in 1954,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed June 13, 2024, https://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/1084.