Folklorist Likes Dick's Funky Version of I's the B'y
CBC Radio One broadcast an interview between Ted Blades and Memorial University Folklorist, Dr. Phillip Hiscock, in February 2005. Dr. Hiscock has researched the history and legacy of the Newfoundland folk song "I's the B'y" and, in doing so, has listened to appoximately 80 recordings. The song was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame on February 8.
The following quotes have been extracted from the interview:
Note: Dick Nolan's 'funky' version of "I's the B'y" appeared on the long playing vinyl album "Side By Each", the compact disc "Side By Each", and the compact disc/cassette tape"Newfoundland Saturday Night".