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Thread #67594   Message #2274423
Posted By: meself
28-Feb-08 - 12:16 AM
Thread Name: oral tradition - 'celtic' singing in usa
Subject: RE: oral tradition - 'celtic' singing in usa
Thanks, Sandy. I'm still a little befuddled; I think some of my own impressions of what I've read and heard on the matter must be a little mixed-up. If I ever find that article again, I might get straightened out.

It seems to me that sometime after writing the above anecdote about the ferry captain, I asked my uncle about it again, and he said that the black Gael in question was NOT a twin, so he was probably either the younger George Maxwell that you mention or a Maxwell of the next generation ...