Videos

Anita Best sings the The Bold Princess Royal

At the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Fest 2010. Song collected by folklorist, Helen Creighton

Margo Carruthers sings Cruel Mother

Rose and Kettle Concert Sessions. 2011. Song collected by Helen Creighton.

Dan MacKinnon sings Jessie Munro

Song collected by folklorist, Helen Creighton

Connecting The Folk: Episode 1

Featuring Collector Roy MacKenzie from River John, NS. The Strange Valentines perform their version of Maid on the Shore.

Connecting the Folk: Episode 2

Featuring Richard Hines from North Shore, River John. The Strange Valentines perform their version of Jack Donahue.

Connecting the Folk: Episode 3

Featuring folk hero and collector, Helen Creighton, Dartmouth, NS. The Strange Valentines perform their version of Lady Isabel and The Elf Knight.

Connecting the Folk: Episode 4

Featuring Nathan Hatt from Chester Basin, NS. The Strange Valentines perform their version of Geordie. This song was collected by Helen Creighton.

Connecting the Folk: Episode 5

Featuring Catherine Gallagher, Chebucto Head and Ketch Harbour, NS. The Strange Valentines perform their version of The Broken Ring Song. This song was collected by Helen Creighton.

Correction: Years after information is gathered, new information comes along. In 1936, when this song was collected by Helen, the lighthouse keeper was Edward Gallagher, Catherine’s husband. Ed was not the son of the former lighthouse keeper, Captain Richard Holland (of Ketch Harbour). Ed’s father was a fisherman in Ketch Harbour.

Connecting the Folk: Episode 6 – Final Episode

Featuring Ben Henneberry, Devil’s Island, Eastern Passage. The Strange Valentines perform their version of The Farmers Curst Wife. This song was collected by Helen Creighton.