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Donald Henderson, John Mitchell, John Douglas Pringle, William Scott Crawford, Joyce Scott, Mary Davitt and Roderick MacKillop interviewed by Emily Lyle in Scottish oral tradition in Australia [sound recording]
Bib ID 4227382
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use from Director of School of Scottish Studies. 
Description 1977 Feb 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 46 min.) 
Series

Scottish oral tradition in Australia.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Partial contents
  • Donald Henderson sings: Old man your horses died o poor old man [fragment] (sea shanty)
  • Whisky for my Johnny [fragment] (sea shanty)
  • Where have ye been all the day [fragment] (sea shanty)
  • William Scott Crawford sings: Who'll come in tae ma wee ring (children's game song)
  • Joyce Scott recites: The Duke o Argyll was bathered with a bile (comic verse)
  • Mary Davitt sings: Come up and see my garret (children's skipping song)
  • Bee baw babbity (children's song)
  • Hey Jock McCuddy (children's song)
  • Mary Davitt recites: [Eld eld om an egg?] (nonsense rhyme).
 
Notes

Recorded 24-26 February 1977 in Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Henderson, Donald -- Interviews.  |  Mitchell, John -- Interviews.  |  Pringle, J. D. (John Douglas) -- Interviews.  |  Crawford, W. S. (William Scott) -- Interviews.  |  Scott, Joyce -- Interviews.  |  Davitt, Mary -- Interviews.  |  MacKillop, Roderick -- Interviews.  |  Scots -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Scottish Australians -- Interviews.  |  Immigrants -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs, Scots -- Australia.  |  Oral tradition -- Scotland.
Other authors/contributors Henderson, Donald, Interviewee  |  Lyle, Emily B. (Emily Buchanan), 1932-, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 494/43 (summary)
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