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GUEST,Georgina Boyes Folklore: Use of the term 'ceilidh' in England. (49) RE: Folklore: Use of the term 'ceilidh' in England 01 Apr 09

In his regular column, "The Director Writes" in "English Dance & Song" Aug-Sept 1953, Douglas Kennedy referred to "The ceilidhe [sic] atmosphere at Cecil Sharp House on April 15th" saying "it should have demonstrated to all those present the superiority of unaccompanied, unedited versions of folk songs over the edited accompanied versions which have been published or recorded."

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