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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1866904
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for both research and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1984 Aug. 4 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 38 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/41/26-27. Music: - 1. Schottische (whistling). 2. Song: Paddy McGinty's goat. 3. Conversation: discusses the over-religious crank Rudi, general discussion on religion with wife May. 4. Song: The little drummer boy (song from John Hibberd). 5. All my granny left me was my old armchair (whistling). 6. Discussion of story behind the song. 7. Song: There was three jews. 8. Recitation: Damn the dam, blast the rock ... 9. Song: The old maids love it. 10. Song: I'm waiting for me mother-in-law. 11. The little German Band Orchestra (whistling). 12. Song: Welly beauty singer (Chinese song). 13. Conversation: how he and Teddy sang together with one low and one high. 14. Song: Come back to your brothers and sisters. 15. Conversation: how Teddy and he would this song together, how Teddy had learnt this song from a singer in Emmaville, how the Grange brothers (Bert & Jack) sang in unison, relates his latest dream of digging in a gully as a youth, tells story of Lionel Morley playing the guitar. 16. I love little pussy (fragment). 17. Song: Dingo Flat.

Notes

Recorded on 4 August 1984, at Guyra, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (1 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.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folk dancing -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Whistling.  |  Recitations.  |  Guyra Region (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer  |  Lowe, May

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