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Declan Affley recorded for ABC Radio in the Declan Affley folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1976692
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Affley, Declan, 1939-1985, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required through the National Library of Australia for personal copies and public use. 
Description 1974 May 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 20 min) : 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Declan Affley folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording of Declan Affley sings and discusses Australian political songs; Accompanied by Tony Suttor, Johnny Thump, Bob Pomeroy and Bill Berry.

Full contents Suttor (singing), Pomeroy (guitar), banjo: Ballot Box Blues. Conversation: Affley talks about Australian political songs. Affley (singing, guitar): Bump Me Into Parliament. Conversation: Affley discusses the origin of previous song. Affley (singing, guitar), Pomeroy (guitar), Suttor (button accordion): It's a Long Way to Cunnamulla. Conversation: Affley considers theme of previous song. Pomeroy (singing, unacc.): Will Ye No' Come Back Again (chorus). Conversation: Affley talks about Sir Robert Menzies & theme of next song. Affley (singing, guitar): Swear Ye'll No' Come Back Again. Conversation: Affley discusses purpose of political songs. Berry (singing, guitar): The Service Song. 
Notes

Recorded for broadcast on the ABC Radio Lateline program in the week prior to the 1974 Federal election.

Recorded in May 1974, at ABC Studios, Sydney, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (1 p.) 
Subjects Affley, Declan, 1939-1985 -- Performances.  |  Suttor, Tony -- Performances.  |  Thump, Johnny -- Performances.  |  Pomeroy, Bob -- Performances.  |  Berry, Bill, 1934- -- Performances.  |  ABC Radio (Australia).  |  Political ballads and songs -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folk music -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Suttor, Tony, Performer  |  Thump, Johnny, Performer  |  Pomeroy, Bob, Performer  |  Berry, Bill, 1934-, Performer  |  ABC Radio (Australia)
Also Titled

Tony Suttor and Declan Affley and Johnny Thump and Bob Pomeroy and Bill Berry sing political songs on Lateline in Declan Affley folklore collection

Lateline (Radio program).

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