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Fred Sloane, Chris Williams, Paddy Bourke, unknown persons sharing bush yarns and Norm Woodburn interviewed by John Meredith for the John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1800773
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Sloane, Fred, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description [195-?] 
1 tape reel (ca. 63 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Contains possibly offensive language and concepts.

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Fred Sloane recites: The dog's meeting
  • Chris Williams recites: He was boasting of his shearing
  • The union girl (I was fishing on the Macquarie)
  • Williams sings: The drover's dream
  • Paddy Bourke sings: MacGinty's goat
  • Paddy Bourke recites: How would you be
  • Anonymous recording of bush yarns and tall tales: a bagman in an outback pub
  • the black sheep
  • birds and the cherry orchard
  • an offence committed outside Sydney Town Hall, counting pigeons
 
Notes

Recitation and singing.

Recorded in New South Wales.

Digital master; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and transcription of recording: p. 145-146, p. 220-223. 
Subjects Sloane, Fred - Performances.  |  Williams, Chris - Performances.  |  Bourke, Paddy - 1916- - Performances.  |  Woodburn, Norm - Interviews.  |  Folk songs, English - Australia.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Folklore - Australia.  |  Bawdy poetry - Australia.  |  Tall tales.
Other authors/contributors Williams, Chris, Performer  |  Bourke, Paddy 1916-, Performer  |  Woodburn, Norm, Interviewee  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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