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Mrs. Goode interviewed by Norm O'Connor and Pat O'Connor in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1116007
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Goode, Mrs, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 July 16 
1 tape reel (ca. 45 min.) : analog, half track mono ; 5 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Mrs. Goode sings, talks and plays the mouth organ.

Full contents
  • Mrs Goode's daughter, conversation: 1. mother sings and plays mouth organ nearly all day, used to play Jew's Harp
  • Mrs. Goode, mouth organ tune:2. unidentified hymn, 3. 'Hallelujah I'm a bum,' 4. unidentified tune
  • unidentified man, conversation: 5. mentions songs including 'Botany Bay'
  • Mrs Goode, singing: 6. 'The Jockey who rode wrong', incomplete, 7. 'Humping my drum', incomplete
  • conversation: 8. how she learned songs, singing in a choir once
  • singing: 9. 'Botany Bay'
  • conversation: 10. used to play banjo, mandolin, harp, used to do sets for dances, her first school near Bairnsdale, married at Bairnsdale, Dad was a gold miner up the Jondom 'Creed/River, twins born at Jericho, house burnt down, lost all her girlhood things, kitchen forty yards from house, got her two babies out, had 5 children, lived in Jericho courthouse, didn't know any skipping rhymes, just counted number of skips, the 'old chairman' gave children lollies and was very nice
  • unidentified man singing: 11. 'Golden vanity', fragment
  • Mrs. Goode singing:" 12. 'Golden vanity', incomplete; recitation: 13. words of 'Kathleen Mavourneen
  • singing: 14. 'The Jockey who rode wrong, incomplete
 
Notes

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 in Kilsyth, Vic. on July 16,1967.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript unavailable. 
Subjects Goode, Mrs. -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Harmonica.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  O'Connor, Pat, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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