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Cyril Duncan interviewed by Chris Sullivan, Russel McKay and Danny Holmes in the Chris Sullivan folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 186019
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Duncan, Cyril, 1909-1987, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1987 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 30 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Chris Sullivan folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Duncan speaks briefly of axes he owns including some owned by grandfather; his family history and background; music; Aboriginal community and their lifestyle, family's relations with Aboriginals; his grandfather. Duncan sings two songs during interview.

Notes

Conversation is fragmented due to Duncan's illness; Duncan is aided in conversation by his wife Merle.

Recorded on 27 February 1987, at Hawthorn, Brisbane, Qld.

Subjects Duncan, Cyril, - 1909-1987 - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Queensland - Brisbane - Social life and customs.  |  Folk singers - Queensland - Brisbane - Interviews.  |  Folk songs, English - Queensland - Brisbane.  |  Folklore - Queensland - Brisbane.  |  Singing.
Occupation Folk singers.
Other authors/contributors Sullivan, Chris (Christopher Daniel), 1953-, Interviewer  |  McKay, Russel, Interviewer  |  Holmes, Danny, Interviewer

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