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Discover, explore & remember the traditions of Newfoundland’s Cape Shore.

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Cape Shore

Listen to songs, music & stories. View photos of the people & places. Meet the singers & musicians from Ship Cove, Patrick’s Cove, St Bride’s, and Branch. This interactive map of the Cape Shore is a great way to start navigating your way around the outports of this short stretch of Newfoundland’s coastline.

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John Joe English sings for the Roche brothers / Aidan O'Hara

John Joe English sings for the Roche brothers / Aidan O'Hara

Albert Roche (seated with back to the camera) and Dermot Roche (seated, looking left) listen to John Joe English perform (seated at the table).

John Joe English sings for an audience of friends, August 1980 / The Radharc Trust Film Archive

John Joe English sings for an audience of friends, August 1980 / The Radharc Trust Film Archive

John Joe English sings for an audience of friends at the Roche house in Branch, Newfoundland, ca. August 1980. This image appears in Radharc's 1981 documentary The Forgotten Irish.

Dear old Newfoundland

Gerald Campbell

Dear old Newfoundland / Gerald Campbell

Dear old Newfoundland, song (Twas just a year ago today I left my Emerald's Isle …) Originally recorded by John Barr (also known as Little John Cameron) in 1967 under the title “Tribute to Newfoundland,” this song is an account of the similarities between Ireland and Newfoundland. The melody is similar to that used by Ewan MacColl for his song, “Come my little son.”

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Transcript of '[The scolding wife]' as sung by Caroline Brennan / Aidan O'Hara

The scolding wife, song (I got married to a scolding wife about twenty years ago …) A typed transcript based on Aidan O'Hara's field recording, with annotations and corrections by the collector.

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.

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