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Today: Musician Sam Lee recording Irish gypsy songs

March 26th, 2015

Episode 232 of 1273 episodes

Folk musician Sam Lee is a 'song collector' trying to salvage the fading tradition of Irish gypsy folk music. Many Irish gypsy folk songs have been passed down through the generations but never written down or recorded. Sam is travelling around Ireland recording the songs before they’re lost to living memory. Our reporter Tom Bateman joined him for a day.