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Roy Woolrich sings folk songs and talks in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2638154
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Woolrich, Roy, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 
1 tape reel (ca. 10 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Roy Woolrich, singing with guitar: 1. 'Cattle trains'
  • Conversation: 2. about W.A. cattle trains, 'the Bow' (big cattle station), Bow River, 'Big Jim' (a big torch), electric cattle prod
  • Singing: 3.'Big one', with guitar
  • Conversation: 4. had seven years with Buddy Williams, 'Big one' is a big truck
  • Plays a big Gibson Country & Western guitar
  • Song 'cattle train' has been recorded by Buddy Williams, believes in copyrighting of songs 'so nobody can pinch them'.
 
Biography/History

Roy Woolrich, known as 'Sundown Slim',drives trucks for East Kimberly Transport.

Notes

Recorded by Father Peter Willis.

Part of 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.

Recorded in Wyndham, W.A. during the 1960s.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript unavailable. 
Subjects Woolrich, Roy -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Willis, Peter (Peter A.), Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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