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Jack Luscombe interviewed by John Meredith for John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 27561
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Luscombe, Jack, 1873-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Open access for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1953 
1 tape reel (ca. 28 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Jack Luscombe reminiscing about the 1891 Shearer's Strike and his life as a shearer.

Full contents
  • Jack Luscombe sings: Sam Griffith
  • That's how the shears go
  • Ryebuck shearer
  • Farewell Dan and Edward Kelly (Kelly Song).
 
Notes

Singing and conversation.

Recorded at Ryde, New South Wales in 1953.

Also available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn27561

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 pages) and transcripts of music and reminiscences available, p.1-9. 
Subjects Folk songs, English - Australia.  |  Folklore - Australia.  |  Sheep shearers (Persons) - Australia - Folklore.  |  Strikes and lockouts - Sheep-shearing - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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