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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1813136
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for both research and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1984 Jul. 5 
1 sound cassette (ca. 31 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/39/23. Music: - 1. Song: Robert is learning to play on his flute. 2. Bruce Smith's set tune (lilting). 3. Song: parody of Early in the morning. 4. Recitation: Harry Dale the drover (Jim and May Lowe). 5. Parody of Bless 'em all (whistling/singing; fragment). 6. Song: Don't leave your father, boys. 7. Conversation: discusses Mrs. Lena and Jack Jones. 8. Song: And I played me concertina (Mark Rummery). 9. Conversation: discusses the song And I played me concertina. 10. Song: And I played me concertina (fragment; apes another singer's style). 11. Song: Did you see my man? 12. All my granny left me was the old armchair (singing/whistling). 13. Song: I will follow Jesus (fragment). 14. Yankee Doodle (accordion). 15. Home sweet home (accordion). 16. Song: Free from the chain-gang now. 17. Song: Robert is learning to play on his flute. 18. Conversation: how he tried to play his grandmother Hibberd's old bamboo flute. 19. Song: The old maid loves it. 20. Step tune (whistling; variation of Fisher's hornpipe). 21. Soldier's joy (whistling; variation). 22. Fisher's hornpipe (lilting). 23. Song: Paddy McGinty's goat. 24. Conversation: tells a story about a blue-tongue lizard feeding on underground toadstools growing out of a grub's hea, relates a story about wooden grubs.

Notes

Recorded on July 5, 1984 at Guyra, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folklore -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Accordion music.  |  Singing.  |  Whistling.  |  Recitations.  |  Guyra Region (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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