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Declan Affley recorded at a festival in the Declan Affley folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 454171
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Affley, Declan, 1939-1985, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required through the National Library of Australia for personal copies and public use. 
Description 1982 Jul 
1 sound cassette (ca. 63 min) : analog, mono. 
Series

Declan Affley folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording of Declan Affley perfoming at a festival.

Full contents Singing & guitar: The Sheepwasher; Bump Me Into Parliament. Singing (unacc): Why Don't You Join. Recitation: Billy Hughes; Rally Round. Singing (unacc.): Henry Weston Price song (?). Recitation: The Sandy Hollow Line / Duke Tritton. Singing & guitar: Island in a River; Norman Brown. Recitation: The Thistle / Dennis Kevans. Singing & guitar: Vow Ye'll No Come Back Again (with female backing vocals); anti-conscription song; A Long Way to Cunnamulla; Bill From Erskineville. Affley & others massed playing (fiddle, guitar, whistle, accordion, etc.): Rattling Bog (polka); Waves of Tory (polka); Banish Misfortune (single jig); Tobin's Favourite (single jig); Hay-maker's jig; Irish Washerwoman (jig); Blackthorn Stick (jig); Father O'Flynn (jig); Irish Washerwoman; Davy Davy Knick Knack (polka); Soldier's Joy (reel); Rakes of Mallow (polka); polka; Waves of Tory; Spanish Ladies (jig). 
Notes

Recorded and original cassette held by Dave Alexander.

Colleen Burke and Affley give brief introductions to tunes between brackets.

Recorded in July 1982.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Affley, Declan, 1939-1985 -- Performances.  |  Folk musicians -- Australia.  |  Political ballads and songs -- Australia.  |  Political poetry, Australian.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Folk dance music -- Ireland.  |  Folk music -- Australia.
Occupation Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors Alexander, Dave, 1944-1997

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