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Don "Ulabri" Nash interviewed by Alan Scott and Kevin Baker in Alan Scott folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2923720
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Nash, Don, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1989 Sept. 26 
3 audio tape reels (ca. 96 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Alan Scott folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Nash talks about Paling Yards School; his musical background; music at the local dances; his aunt and uncle; local dance bands; Stringybark Run Band; Wattle Flat during World War Two; rabbits; Hill End pub; songwriting.

Partial contents
  • Accordion: Starry night for a ramble; The Mudgee waltz; Oritaba waltz; Starry night; Daisy Daisy; Two little girls in blue
  • Accordion and singing: Click go the shears; The Drover's dream
  • Accordion: Springtime brings on the shearing
  • Accordion and singing: Jesse James; Coming round the mountain
  • Accordion: Come back to Erin; All those endearing charms; Peggy O'Neil; When Irish eyes are smiling; Carl Green's waltz or Strike-a-lights' waltz; schottische; In the good old summertime; Queen Mary waltz
  • Accordion and singing: The old bullock dray; The Ryebuck shearer; One of the hasbeens; The rabbit trapper; The wallaby rocks; Magpie at nesting time; Mervo Bennet's pigs
  • Recites: The bees
  • Accordion: polka; The rakes of Mallow
  • Accordion and singing: Greasy Gollyin' Burns; The bronze thong; As long as they don't lose the recipe; My dad's old three horse dray; We followed the binders and stooked up the hay; When the kookaburra laughs, the rain is due; The timbermen's ball.
 
Notes

Field recordings of the Wattle Flat, Emmaville, Glen Innes, Warwick, Lota, Runaway Bay, Murwillumbah and Keinbah districts, 25 September - 9 October 1987.

Interviewer's report available.

Recorded at Paling Yards, Wattle Flat, New South Wales on 26 September 1989.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Subjects Nash, Don -- Interviews.  |  Dance music -- Australia.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.
Other authors/contributors Baker, Kevin, Interviewer  |  Scott, Alan, 1930-1995, Interviewer

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