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Raise the standard concert recorded by Dave Alexander in the Declan Affley folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1988175
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required through the National Library of Australia for personal copies and public use. 
Description ca. 1974 
1 sound cassette (ca. 91 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Declan Affley folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording of Raise the standard concert of political songs and poems held in Newcastle, N.S.W.; organised by Colleen Burke and Declan Affley.

Full contents
  • CASSETTE, SIDE A:
  • All playing: Kilfenora Jig (double jig)
  • Affley (singing, guitar): Bushman's Lament
  • Gill (singing) & Affley (fiddle): Ballot is the Thing
  • Chetwyn (singing, guitar): The Broken Down Squatter
  • Affley (singing, acc.): Struggle in the West
  • Kevans (recitation): Stump Speech (comic prose)
  • Affley (singing, guitar): Bump Me Into Parliament
  • Suttor (singing, unacc., with harmonies by Cummuskey): Bill Hughes' Army
  • Cummuskey (singing, guitar): And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
 
Notes

Dubbed from original cassette held by Dave Alexander.

Performers: Declan Affley; Derryck Chetwyn; Denis Kevans; Maureen Cummuskey; Libby Hunt; Tony Suttor; and Seamus Gill.

Recorded circa 1974, at Newcastle, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (2 p.) 
Subjects Political ballads and songs -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folk dance music -- Ireland.  |  Folk music -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Affley, Declan, 1939-1985, Performer  |  Alexander, Dave, 1944-1997  |  Burke, Colleen Z

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