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Stan Guy interviewed by Rob Willis for the Voices of the bush oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2974892
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Guy, Stanley, 1920-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2001 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 55 min.) 
Series

Voices of the bush oral history project.

Summary

Stan Guy, a storekeeper & folk musician, born 1920 in Dubbo, N.S.W. recalls his parents background, father migrating from China in 1916 and buying a business in Binnaway, N.S.W.; early memories of retail stores & community life in Binnaway; community relations; history of the family general store during the Depression, after the war and the effect of changes such as introduction of self service upon it; Binnaway's railway population & the importance of the railway to the survival of the town; musical interests of the family; his musical interests (violin, piano accordion); playing with various dance bands (eg. White Rose Orchestra & Southside Five); formation of own band Rhythm Rascals; dance nights and the type of dance music played; filming of The Shiralee (motion picture) in Binnaway.

Notes

More folklore information on Binnaway, N.S.W. can be found in the interview recorded with Len Guy at TRC 4778/49-50.

Recorded with Jim Low.

Recorded on July 25, 2001 at Binnaway, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217440290

Timed summary (2 p.)

Subjects Guy, Stanley, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Binnaway -- Interviews.  |  Merchants -- New South Wales -- Binnaway -- Interviews.  |  Dance orchestras -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Community life -- New South Wales -- Binnaway.  |  Small business -- New South Wales -- Binnaway -- History -- 20th century.
Occupation Folk musicians.  |  Merchants.
Other authors/contributors Low, Jim, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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