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Folk songs sung by Harry Robertson and Don Henderson in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1115930
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Robertson, Harry, 1923-1995, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967? 
1 tape reel : analog 3 3/4 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Harry Robertson, Singing: 1. 'Freedom free for all', words by Harry Robertson and music 'Ring the bell watchman' by Henry Clay Work. 2. Don Henderson singing 'M. W.S & D. B. (Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board), words and music by Don Henderson. 3. 'Rake and a rambling man' words and music by Don Henderson. 4. 'Bill Berry's farm', words and music by Don Henderson. 5. 'Song for an Opera House', words and music by Don Henderson. 6. 'A rover I must be', song by Bob Dylan, 7. 'Don't stir the water', words and music by Don Henderson and sung by Harry Robertson. 8.'Queensland whalers', words and music by Harry Robertson, Sept. 1967. 9. 'Antarctic fleet', words and music by Harry Robertson, Aug. 1967. 10. 'Ship-repairing men', words and music by Harry Robertson. 11. 'Homeless man', words by Harry Robertson, music traditional Norwegian. 12. W. D. Atlas', words and music by Harry Robertson, 1967.
  • 13. 'Kaptain Neilsen', words and music by Harry Robertson, 1965. 14. 'Whale-Chasing Man', words and music by Harry Robertson. 15. 'My brother Jack', words and music by Harry Robertson (final three words, "are better dead" are missing from the end where taping stops abruptly).
 
Notes

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 by Declan Affley.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Affley, Declan, 1939-1985, Interviewer  |  Henderson, Don, 1937-1991, Performer  |  Henderson, Don, 1937-1991. Quiet century  |  O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Robertson, Harry, 1923-1995. Whale chasing men  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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    ORAL TRC 2539/81
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