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Jim Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald and Mark Rummery in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 347442
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 Sept. 16 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 17 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: REEL 2720/41/51, Conversation: -- 1. Discusses the Wright family from Wongwibinda of Dyamberin, how he changed Miss Wright's car tyre, having already refused a swaggie, how he tried to force with Dottie Ellis whom he fancied as a young man -- 2. May recalls stories about various cunning men, and also the day she first saw Jim -- 3. Discusses his abortive affair with the Cosgrove girl, how he lived for a period with the Backwater school teacher, Joyce Cosgrove features prominently in his early diary, recalls another old girlfriend Mrs Redden, his comments on the music played by Mark and Cathy Rummery -- 4. Music: Charlie Green's waltz (accordion).

Notes

Recorded on 16 September 1984, at Guyra, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Lowe, Jim, 1896-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Guyra -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Guyra.  |  Accordion music.  |  Guyra (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer  |  Rummery, Mark, Interviewer

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