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publications & discography

Books & Music

"The Men of the Deeps: A Journey with North America's Only Coal Miners Chorus." Sydney, Nova Scotia: Cape Breton University Press, 2016. Order here.

And Now The Fields Are Green: A Collection of Coal Mining Songs in Canada. Sydney, Nova Scotia: University College of Cape Breton Press, 1992.

Away From The Roll Of The Sea [SATB] by Allister MacGillivray (piano arrangement by J. O'Donnell). Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson Ltd., 1986

The Nova Scotia Song Collection (Allister MacGillivray, ed; piano arrangements by J. O'Donnell). Sydney, Nova Scotia: Sea-Cape Music Co., Ltd., 1986.

The Cape Breton Song Collection (Allister MacGillivray, ed.; piano arrangements by J. O'Donnell). Sydney, Nova Scotia: Sea-Cape Music Co., Ltd., 1985.

The Men of the Deeps Songbook. Waterloo, Ontario: Waterloo Music company 1975.

Articles

"MUSIC AS AN EXPRESSION OF CULTURE in the Mining Communities of Cape Breton Island," Canadian Issues,
Aug/Sept 2001, p.29.

"The Men of the Deeps in Kosovo," Nova Scotia Choral Federation Newsletter: CHORUS,Vol. 24, No. 3,
Winter 2000

"Join the Union or You'll Die," Canadian folklore Canadien, 14:2 (1993)

"Contributions of American Folklorists to Research in Canadian Coal Mining Songs," Work, Ethnicity, and Oral History (Dorothy E. Moore and James Morrison, Eds.): International Education Centre Issues in Ethnicity and Multiculturalism Series, No. 1 (1988)

"Labour's Cultural Impact on the Community," Canadian Folk Music Journal, 14 (1986).

"Industrial Songs as Part of a Culture," The International Journal of Music Education, No. 6 (1985)

"Towards a Collection of Coal Mining Songs in Canada," Canadian Folk Music Journal (1984)

"Blackleg Miners in Cape Breton" Canada Folk Bulletin, 18:3 (1984).

Discography

Compact Disks & Cassette Tapes:

The Men of the Deeps – Forty Years Young. Men of the Deeps label (2007)

The Men of the Deeps – Their Lights Will Shine. Men of the Deeps label (2004)

Coal Fire In Winter: Men of the Deeps. . E.M.I./Duckworth/Atlantica label, 76576 06002 (1996)

Men of the Deeps:  Buried Treasures.  E.M.I./Duckworth/Atlantica label, 7657-50322 (1995)

Diamonds In The Rough: Twenty-Five Years With The Men of the Deeps. Men of the Deeps label (1992)

The Men of the Deeps: Coal to Gold, Men of the Deeps label, 2016

L. P. Recordings & Cassette Tapes:
           The Men of the Deeps Live at the Miners' Museum.  Waterloo label, WR-8026 (1984)
           The Men of the Deeps II.  Waterloo label,  CSPS 1011-WR7 (1976)
           The Men of the Deeps.  Waterloo label, 898-W5 (1975)
           The Men of the Deeps.  Apex label, AL 1647 (1967)

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