National Library of Australia

 Summer Opening Hours:

Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day).Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours.

Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit:

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 56 of 62
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Folk concert held at the 1973 Moreton Bay Folk Festival at Brisbane, Queensland in Queensland Folk Federation collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3107907
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research use; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the performer. Written permission also required for public use from the Queensland Folk Federation. 
Description 1973 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 144 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1/2 track, mono, long play ; 7 in. 

Queensland Folk Federation collection.


Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • TAPE 71: Anne Infante sings and plays guitar: Guess he'd rather be in Colorado (written by John Denver) ; The carousel (written by Buffy Sainte-Marie) ; Small Island
  • Mike O'Rourke sings and plays guitar: The hills of Green Moor ; Jolly good ale and old (melody by Mike O'Rourke) ; Saucy sailor ; Jesus isn't welcome in my house any more
  • Geoff Hollings? / Hollands? sings and plays guitar: The week before Easter ; Ship in distress ; Streets of London
  • Mary Brettell singing and playing guitar: Men of steel, ships of wood ; I'm going to be a country girl again (written by Buffy Sainte-Marie) ; Piney Wood Hills
  • Tony, Ken and Kim from Mackay: The nightingale ; Culta's (?) Candy ; Rambling Boy (written by Tom Paxton)
  • Declan Affley sings: Going the road to Bally Muir ; Raglan Road ; Saint Kevin of Glen Delough
  • Danny Spooner and Gordon McIntyre sing: March / Braes of Bulloch / Tail toddle ; Saucy sailor (fragment).
  • TAPE 74: Danny Spooner and Gordon McIntyre sing: The bloomin' laddies are all the go ; The lark in the morning ; Double diamond and others (fragment)
  • Derrick Chetwyn sings:The factory lads (written by Colin Dryden) ; Hexhamshire lass ; Munster cloak
  • Mike O'Rourke and others sing and play: Paddy lay back ; Ale ; Chief O'Neil's favourite ; The wild rover
Performer Anne Infante ; Mike O'Rourke ; Geoff Hollings ; Mary Brettell ; Tony, Ken and Kim from Mackay ; Declan Affley ; Danny Spooner ; Gordon McIntyre ; Derrick Chetwyn ; Mike O'Rourke 

Sound quality varies. Chris Wendt also appears accompanying performers on fiddle, tin whistle and mandolin.

Recorded on June 10, 1973 at Brisbane, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Folk musicians -- Australia -- Performances.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folk festivals -- Queensland.
Other authors/contributors Infante, Anne, Performer  |  O'Rourke, Michael, Performer  |  Hollings, Geoff, Performer  |  Brettell, Mary, Performer  |  Affley, Declan, 1939-1985, Performer  |  Spooner, Danny, 1936-2017, Performer  |  McIntyre, Gordon, 1940-1999, Performer  |  Chetwyn, Derrick, 1946-, Performer  |  Queensland Folk Federation


    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    ORAL TRC 2272/71, 74
    Copy: Recording
    Special Collections Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.