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Thread #124662 Message #2756829
Posted By: dick greenhaus
31-Oct-09 - 02:53 PM
Thread Name: Review: MacColl Celebration Salford
Subject: RE: Review: MacColl Celebration Salford
Hamish was undoubtedly a magnificent collector (and composer). I suspect, though, that Scotland Sings was the direct inspiration for the Hall MacGregor collection, which seemed to kick off the active revival. I may be wrong, and I don't mean to denigrate Hamish's role; it's just that MacColl's influence on the revival of traditional music seem to get downplayed.