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Alan Marshall tells yarns in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1115912
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Marshall, Alan, 1902-1984, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1963 Nov. 29 
1 tape reel : analog, ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents Marshall spins yarns: 1. Crooked Mick and Gentle Annie at the Bullockies' Ball, 2. Crooked Mick strangled himself on beard, 3. Speewa pumpkins, 4. Gentle Annie's wooden leg, 5. How Crooked Mick sharpened his axe, 6. Man said he married Gentle Annie, 7. Old time cures, 8. Perry's Pain Killer, 9. Brandy & salt as cure, 10. skin disease Barcoo Rot, 11. the strong wind willy willy, 12. Tall story competition in a bar, 13. Load of tin whistles 'played a symphony', 14. shearer's cook who never cleaned the pot - 'blue stew', 15. Cook who always broke ovens -'The Busted Oven', 16. 'The Black Dog Cook', 17. Cook who was a good fighter, 18. Jam roll, 19. Cook called 'Durban' because the only dish he made was named 'Durban', 20. Cook was elected and had to be able to fight, sometines was Chinese; Interview: 21. Eating Aboriginal foods, 22. Horses, donkeys and ponies, 23. While on the Cobourg Peninsula, N.T., 24. Buffaloes in Arnhem Land, 25. his visitors, for example, the zoologist Dr. Ely, sings folk songs including some from Georgia, Antarctica. 
Notes

Conversation.

Recorded by Norm O'Connor.

Transcript unavailable.

Preservation, working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Lending copy: 1 cassette.

Recording continued from tape 58.

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

Recorded at Melbourne (?) on November 29, 1963.

Subjects Tales -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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