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Ross Wallace interviewed by Chris Woodland for the Chris Woodland folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2327128
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Wallace, Ross, 1929-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1995 
1 digital audio tape (45 min.) 
Series

Chris Woodland folklore collection.

Full contents Recitation: - 1. Conversation: his birth in Yass, NSW; early life in the back country, moved to Dubbo in 1982 & opened the "Back O Bourke Saddlery", his leatherwork background, use of greenhide ropes , early station establishment. 2. Spur bite (poem). 3. Charlie Keane (poem). 4. Ollie and Mt. Hope sports (poem). 5. Snakes (poem). 6. Rabbit stew (yarn). 7. The useless dog (yarn). 8. Motor bike passenger (poem). 9. Charlie the Chinese cook (poem). 10. Brumby George or the Territory rouseabout (Bruce Simpson's poem set up by Ross to a composite of two traditional tunes). 11. Abdul's Saddle (incomplete recitation; refer to accompanying text for complete poem). 12. The Bagman's death (yarn). 13. Chinaman's death (yarn). 14. Old Tom Rushton's yarn. 15. Baob Slapp's tale (yarn). 16. Stubbsie the musterers' cook (poem). 
Notes

Documentation includes full text of poem: Abdul's saddle.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (1 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 33 leaves) 
Subjects Wallace, Ross, 1929- -- Interviews.  |  Back O Bourke Saddlery.  |  Recitations.  |  Poets, Australian -- Interviews.  |  Saddlery -- Australia.
Occupation Poets.
Other authors/contributors Woodland, Chris, 1938-, Interviewer

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