Dale Potter of Mattawamkeag, Maine came from a singing Irish background and learned his songs from his parents as well as from the men who worked at his father’s lumber camp. Mr. Potter was the star informant for Horace Beck and also featured prominently in the collection of Sister Poulin.
Mattawamkeag, Maine, Irish, lumber camp, singer, Horace Beck, Sister Poulin
Ethnomusicology | Folklore | Oral History
Potter, Dale, "Dale Potter" (2012). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 9.
“The Irish Patriot” collected by Ann Mooney and Linda Hannigan.