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Robert Morton interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4582970
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Morton, Robert, 1941-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2008 
2 sound files (ca. 113 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection

Summary

Folkloric recording. Bob Morton talks about his early childhood memories of his father, Tex Morton; the separation of his parents; growing up in Bondi; school days; surf culture of the area and that era; his work history; his musical interests and direction; his relationship with his father up until his death in 1983; learning the harmonica; playing in a Blues band. He finishes off the interview with some tunes on the blues harp.

Partial contents
  • Plays: Mangrove mountain riff
  • several unidentified riffs on the harmonica.
 
Biography/History

Bob Morton, is the son of the late country music performer, Tex Morton.

Notes

Recorded by John Harpley.

Recorded on December 4, 2008 at Wyong, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Morton, Robert, 1941- -- Interviews.  |  Morton, Tex, 1916-1983 -- Anecdotes.  |  Musicians -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Surfing -- New South Wales -- Bondi.  |  Surfing -- Social aspects -- New South Wales -- Bondi.
Occupation Musicians.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 5747/124 (summary)
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