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Nicholas Young interviewed by Alex Hood and Annette Hood in the Alex Hood folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4492321
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Young, Nicholas, 1941-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2008 
1 sound file (44 min.) 
Series

Alex Hood folklore collection

Summary

Folkloric recording. Nick Young speaks about his birth details; his parent and grandparents; his schooling and farm life; his early work in electronics; his early interest in music; his formation of a folk-country group; purchasing a banjo (1965); influences of 'Troubadour' Coffee Lounge; learning a five string banjo technique; working in many venues late (1960's); meeting future partner; 'Bix Bryant and the Raiders'; playing with another band,'Road Apple'; moving with wife and four children to Cairns; building house at Kuranda; joining 'Rainbow House Band'; performances; Hugh and Karen Edwards; formation of Frog's Band'; working in Marine Electronics with fishing fleet; New Lost City Ramblers; moving to Cairns in (1984); playing in local folk clubs; forming another band; Les Rault and Ian Logan; Paul Marks; Garry Greenwood; Bill Mobbs; Don Andrews (Ayreton); 'The Push' and the Royal George Hotel' in Sydney; his electronic work; the effects of bans on fishing; Walter Starck's theories.

Full contents
  • Tells stories about: 'The Frog' band members
  • 'The Barron River Drifters'
  • Charters Towers Country Music Festival
  • Amphitheatre shows
  • Don Andrews and tape recording
  • how met Doug and Gay Rickard.
 
Notes

Recorded on August 23, 2008 at Mulgrave Valley, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Young, Nicholas, 1941- -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors Hood, Alex, 1935-, Interviewer  |  Hood, Annette, 1948-, Interviewer

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