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Various unknown interviewed by Norm O'Connor and Wendy Lowenstein in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1113277
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 May 
1 tape reel (ca. 76 min.): analog, 1 7/8 ips, half track mono ; 5 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Folk music, recollections and recitations.

Full contents
  • Unknown woman, recitation : 1. words of song 'Ginny of the Moor', incomplete, 2. words of song 'Pretty Polly Perkins', incomplete, 3. words of song 'On the First of May' ; conversation : 4. discusses grandfather and wars
  • unknown man (1), conversation : discusses local coal mine ; accordion : 6. 'When the saints go marching in', 7. 'Click go the shears' (or 'Ring the bell watchman') ; conversation : 8. mother learned previous tune in New Zealand ; accordion : 9. 'When I grow too tall to dream'
  • unknown man (2), conversation : 10. about forthcoming song ; singing : 11. 'The Murray moon' ; conversation : 12. about his work in Footscray and Tasmania, how the family gave concerts for churchs, etc.
  • unknown man (3), conversation : 13. worked in timber industry forty five years, shows pictures and discusses Port Arthur and Point Puer, was born at Port Arthur and knew the convict who wrote 'The Convict's dream', timber industry, ship building, whaling
  • unknown man (4), conversation : 14. about following song ; singing : 15. The Captain & the Coach' (or 'Australian rules') (?), football song, 16. song about the local Huonville football club, 17. song about the Huonville Rifle ; 18. conversation.
 
Notes

A collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor, Pat O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

Recorded in Tasmania in May 1967.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Accordion music.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Tasmania -- History -- Anecdotes.
Other authors/contributors Lowenstein, Wendy, 1927-2006, Interviewer  |  O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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