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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 290694
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for both research and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1984 Mar. 21 
1 sound cassette (ca. 63 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/39/22. Music: - 1. Unidentified tune (accordion by Tom O'Brien; fragment recorded and replayed by McDonald). 2. Conversation: discusses the craft of wood and bone carving in detail, discusses turkey stones, how Jimmy Baldwin knew the bushranger Thunderbolt, recalls the Moncktons of Bundarra. 3. Step tune (whistling; resembles Fisher's hornpipe). 4. Little log cabin (whistling). 5. The Wooloomooloo (whistles/singing; fragment). 6. Song: Sitting on the stile, Mary (learnt from mother).

Notes

Recorded on March 21, 1984 at Guyra, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Whistling.  |  Singing.  |  Guyra Region (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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