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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald and Mark Rummery in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1869857
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 Sept. 16 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 17 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/41/53. Music: - 1. Conversation: How Clara Baldwin's children were burnt, followed two years later by Harry Knox dying by fire in his house, discusses Vera Schwebele (Knox). 2. All those endearing young charms (mouth-organ). 3. Have you seen my man (mouth-organ). 4. Red river Valley (mouth-organ). 5. Fair, fair, with golden hair (mouth-organ). 6. Song: Pretty little Sarah (fragment). 7. Song: What will we do if the billy boils over (fragment). 8. Conversation: how he learnt to play the mouth-organ well at age 4, how some tunes have an extra turn (i.e. second strain). 9. What'll we do if the billy boils over (mouth-organ). 10. Song: Yes Jesus love me (accompanied by violin). 11. Song: Sitting on the stile, Mary (leant from mother). 12. Conversation: how Alf Cosgrove played Spanish Ladies. 13. Song: The grand old Duke of York. 14. Song: Old King Cole (parody). 15. Conversation: how Old King Cole was a square dance tune, how he was puzzled by square dances, how he and his partner once fell during such a dance. 16. Spanish ladies (whistling). 17. My love she's but a lassie yet (fragment; whistling). 18. Song: Paddy McGinty's goat (learnt words from 'Woman's Budget; made up the tune himself).

Notes

Recorded on 16 September 1984, at Guyra, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Guyra -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Guyra.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Guyra.  |  Folk dancing -- New South Wales -- Guyra.  |  Violin music.  |  Harmonica music.  |  Singing.  |  Guyra (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer  |  Rummery, Mark, Interviewer

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