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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 290704
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 Jul. 27 
1 sound cassette (ca. 77 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/39/24. Music:-1. Coming through the rye (accordion; fragment). 2. Wallaby track (accordion). 3. Green grow the rushes-o(accordion). 4. Redwing (accordion). 5.Red River Valley (accordion). 6. Green grows the rushes-o (mouth-organ). 7. Old Dan Tucker (mouth-organ). 8. Jew's harp (also discusses it). 9. Little old log cabin (mouth-organ). 10. Conversation: tells the riddle, What crawls on four legs in the morning? 11. Steve Harte's schottische (medley in 2 different keys; McDonald on accordion, Lowe on mouth-organ). 12. Varsovienna (accordion by McDonald). 13. Song: Longford Jail (fragment?). 14. Sailor's hornpipe(whistling). 15. Conversation: discusses photos from his own collection. 16. Recitation: Beer, beer, glorious beer (toast). 17. Home sweet home (mouth organ). 18. Napoleon's march on Moscow (mouth-organ; discusses its source). 19. Hockhampsburg march on Berlin (whistling). 20. Song: 2 dying soldiers (learnt from Basil Cosgrove's Uncle Terence). 21. Unidentified tune (whistling). 22. Song: Once upon a time there was three jews. 23. Conversation: tells the story of Rudi the religious fanatic, how he carved the model of the Blue Mountain parrot. 24. Villikins & his daughter (mouth organ). 25. When you and I are growing old together, dear (mouth-organ). 26. Conversation: how he carved his blue box from mudjeribar. 27. Let tune in 6/8 time (whistling).

Notes

Recorded on July 27, 1984 at Guyra, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (3 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.  |  Accordion music.  |  Singing.  |  Harmonica music.  |  Recitations.  |  Whistling.  |  Guyra Region (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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