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Yarns about bush characters in the Alex Hood collection of folkloric recordings [sound recording]
Bib ID 3997728
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research use; requests for personal copies and public use to be directed to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 
Description 1974 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 92 min.) 
Series

Alex Hood collection of folkloric recordings.

Summary

Folkloric recording. A.B.C. sessions with Jack Marshall and Bill Harney, yarn swapping about bush characters. Farewell from Gerald Moore.

Partial contents
  • SIDE 1, tells stories about: 'Speewah'
  • 'Gentle Annie'
  • Aboriginal story styles
  • Aboriginal idiom verses
  • Didgeridoo rhythms
  • Pidgin story
  • 'Black Andy' tales
  • tales of big swags
  • murder story
  • Sleeper cutter story
 
Notes

Recorded in 1974.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Folklore -- Australia.  |  Tales -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Marshall, Jack, Speaker  |  Harney, Bill, 1931-, Speaker  |  Moore, Gerald, 1899-1987, Performer  |  Hood, Alex, 1935-, Interviewer

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