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Eileen McCoy interviewed by John Meredith with Rob Willis in John Meredith folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1438303
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
McCoy, Eileen, 1917-2011, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1993 Jun. 1 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

John Meredith folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Eileen McCoy and husband Athol McCoy, folk musicians, play the fiddle and guitar.

Full contents
  • Conversation: 1. Bio. data
  • Music: 2. The Spanish (waltz; fiddle & guitar)
  • 3. On board (waltz)
  • 4. Take your boots off, Tom, and go to bed (varsovianna; learnt from Eileen's father)
  • 5. Polka mazurka
  • 6. Country waltz and bluebonnet (waltz)
  • 7. The midnight (waltz)
  • 8. The Mudgee (waltz; learnt from Alan Walsh with variations)
  • 9. The Irish washerwoman (jig)
  • 10. Unidentified title (set tune)
 
Notes

Athol McCoy was present during the interview.

Recorded on June 1, 1993 at Bega, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects McCoy, Eileen, 1917-2011 -- Interviews.  |  Guitar music.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Bega.  |  Violin music.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Bega -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001, interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944- interviewer
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505 0 |aConversation: 1. Bio. data -- Music: 2. The Spanish (waltz; fiddle & guitar) -- 3. On board (waltz) -- 4. Take your boots off, Tom, and go to bed (varsovianna; learnt from Eileen's father) -- 5. Polka mazurka -- 6. Country waltz and bluebonnet (waltz) -- 7. The midnight (waltz) -- 8. The Mudgee (waltz; learnt from Alan Walsh with variations) -- 9. The Irish washerwoman (jig) -- 10. Unidentified title (set tune) -- 11. Spanish waltz (?) (learnt from Jack Cameron) -- 12. Shepherd's dance plus The Floral dance (repeated) -- 13. Joe the rambling porter (also called "The Quaker's wife") -- 14. Polly go milk the cow -- 15. Ladies get down and get hold of the gentlemens' doodle de doodle de doodle de doo (set tune) -- 16. Grand old maid Britannia (tune for the Grand Chain dance) -- 17. The Cackling hen -- 18. Polly Wolly Doodle -- 19. The brown jug (polka) -- 20. My young man went to France -- 21. Crooked stove pipe --
505 0 |a22. The barren rocks (bagpipes imitation) -- 23. Little burnt potato (solo fiddle) -- 24. St. Anne's reel -- 25. Ron Craig's jig -- 26. Unidentified jig (Kesh jig or Clare jig?) -- 27. The broken chai -- 28. Honest John (jig; learnt from Peter Mollison) -- 29. Jill Ireland's tune (jig) -- 30. Bonnie Prince Charles (with a false start) -- 31. Father O'Flynn -- 32. Cock o' the North -- 33. Vena's tune -- 34. Schottische (aborted) -- 35. Charlie, Charlie, tickle me -- 36. Not tonight Charlie (waltz) -- 37. Maple sugar sweetheart (guitar) -- 38. When the cactus is in bloom -- 39. Rocky Ned -- 40. Good old droving days.
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650 0 |aViolin music.
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