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Les Large, Jim Lyons, Duke Tritton, Arthur Davis, Stan Arthur, George Davis, Keith Stapleton and Tom Brennan interviewed by John Meredith for the John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 3361140
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Large, Les, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description 1956 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 15 min.) : analog 7 1/2 ips ; 3 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Les Large recites: Bob's Barbecue by Dud Mills
  • Jim Lyons sings: Broken down squatter
  • Duke Tritton sings: The drover's wife
  • Jim Lyons sings: Red, white and blue
  • We've been chums for fifty years
  • Arthur Davis recites: Warrego lament
  • Stan Arthur plays guitar and sings: Every nice girl loves a sailor
  • Dance this way dance that
  • George Davis plays accordion: a Polka tune
  • a waltz tune
 
Notes

Recorded by John Meredith at Ulan, N.S.W. on 11 November 1956.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214818463

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Large, Les -- Performances.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Lyons, Jim, 1920-, Performer  |  Tritton, Duke, 1886-1965, Performer  |  Davis, Arthur, Performer  |  Davis, George, Performer  |  Stapleton, Keith, Performer  |  Brennan, Tom, Performer  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 4/22B (summary)
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