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Mick Hughes tells stories [sound recording]
Bib ID 240698
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hughes, Mick, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1966 May 
1 tape reel (ca. 43 min.): analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents Conversation: recollections of his youth in Northhampton England. Children's chant: Vote, vote, vote. Story about woman who had 20 children. Children's song: Parody of We'll break the news to mother; Mixing pancakes in a concrete mixer. Stories: women who do laying out bodies; story about Mick's father-inlaw - a coal miner in Wales. Conversation: childhood jobs; parties with family in England; comparisions of life in England and Australia. Singing: When I was a young man; The prickli bush. 
Notes

Recorded by : Norm O'Connor.

A collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

Preservation, working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Recording begins 20 minutes into reel, side 1.

Transcript unavailable.

Subjects Hughes, Mick. -- Interviews.  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Tall tales -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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