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Patsy Judge and friends on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge and friends on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge on stage with two other musicians at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival. Left to right: Andy Samuelson, Patsy Judge, and Bill Bowman.

Horse and cart meets truck in St Bride's, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Horse and cart meets truck in St Bride's, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Aidan photographed this scene of a horse and cart alongside a truck in St Bride's, Placentia Bay on his way back to St John's after a visit to Branch.

Henry Nash enjoying a party in the Roche's house, Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Nash enjoying a party in the Roche's house, Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Nash enjoying ‘a time,’ probably in the Roche’s house in Branch, ca. 1975. Left to right: Debbie Careen, Rita Roche, Henry Nash (seated), Audrey Roche.

Eta Nash performs at the O'Brien Benefit Concert in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Eta Nash performs at the O'Brien Benefit Concert in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Eta Nash performing at a benefit concert in Memorial University’s Little Theatre (1976). The benefit was organised in response to a fire at the O’Brien homestead, just outside of St. John’s. Seated (left to right): Dermot Roche, Gerald Campbell, Mary Power.

Frankie Nash plays the whistle in the Roche's house, Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1976/77 / Aidan O'Hara

Frankie Nash plays the whistle in the Roche's house, Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1976/77 / Aidan O'Hara

Frankie Nash plays the whistle for a party in Dermot and Rita Roche’s house in Branch, ca. October 1976/77. The onlookers in the background are (from left to right): Keith Roche (Dermot Roche's son) ; Mary Jean Roche (Dermot Roche's daughter) ; Rita Roche.

Denis Nash dances while Frankie Nash plays the whistle in Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1976/77 / Aidan O'Hara

Denis Nash dances while Frankie Nash plays the whistle in Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1976/77 / Aidan O'Hara

Denis Nash dancing while Frankie Nash plays the whistle. Keith Roche and his wife Dorothy (‘Dot’) look on, ca. 1976–77. Keith is the son of Dermot Roche and Dot is the sister of Eta Nash.

Gerald Campbell and Jack Mooney performing at the 1977 Folk Festival in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Gerald Campbell and Jack Mooney performing at the 1977 Folk Festival in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Jack Mooney (right) and Gerald Campbell (left) on stage at the 1977 Newfoundland Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, St. John’s.

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

A portrait of a young Aidan O'Hara in his role as director of the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1978.

Emile Benoit, Bride and Patsy Judge, and Hugh Rowlings at the Judge's in St John's, Newfoundland / [unidentified photographer]

Emile Benoit, Bride and Patsy Judge, and Hugh Rowlings at the Judge's in St John's, Newfoundland / [unidentified photographer]

Bride (sitting) and Patsy Judge (right) with Song collector Hugh ‘Hoodie’ Rowlings (standing) and legendary Port au Port Peninsula fiddler Émile Benoît (left). The group were photographed in folklorist Kenneth Goldstein's house in St John's during the 1977 or '78 Folk Festival in Bannerman Park.

Transcript of 'The bells of Shandon' as sung by Ellen Emma Power / Aidan O'Hara

The bells of Shandon, song (With deep affection and recollection, I often think on those Shandon Bells …) A typed transcript based on Aidan O'Hara's field recording, with annotations and corrections by the collector.

Transcript of '[Pinto]' as sung by Denis Nash / Aidan O'Hara

Pinto, song (As I was riding one bright evening neath the starlight western sky…) A typed transcript based on Aidan O'Hara's field recording, with annotations and corrections by the collector.

Transcript of 'Thomas Trim' as sung by Gerald Campbell / Aidan O'Hara

Thomas Trim, song (I’m Thomas Trim a swell young man …) A typed transcript based on Aidan O'Hara's field recording, with annotations and corrections by the collector.