FACTORY GIRL, The

Latest update on 26/07/2009

Artist: Margaret Barry
Author: traditional
Label: Rounder
Year: 1952

Street singer and banjo player from Cork. Song from her youth, discribing the situation of women workers in the local linen industry. Peter Kennedy recording reissued on the Portrait series of The Alan Lomax Collection. A 1953 recording with her Sligo fiddler Michael Gorman is reissued on Topic.

Covers:

1952:

Sarah Makem [Tommy Makem's mother; Peter Kennedy recording in Keady, Co. Armagh]

1977:

Bothy Band [on their album Out Of The Wind, Into The Sun on Bothy Band member Donal Lunny's label]

1980:

Roches

1999:

Sinéad O'Connor [with The Chieftains]

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