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Frank Ebsbury and Sid Funnell interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 5055895
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ebsbury, Frank -, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1985 Dec. 3 
1 sound cassette (ca. 61 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: Frank Ebsbury discusses biographical details and family; talks about old bush dances and musicians; his parents; and the musical instruments he played. Sid Funnell talks about his father as a dance musician; discusses Click go the shears; describes his family band; talks about London; describes how he plays the accordion.

Partial contents
  • Frank Ebsbury, singing: 1. Drover's dream
  • 2. Ned Kelly was born in a ramshackle hut
  • 3. Paddy McGinty's goat
  • 4. Music: Waltz (unidentified) (mouth organ)
  • Sid Funnell, accordion music: 1. Chase me Charlie
  • 2. Scotland the brave
  • 3. Click to the shears
  • 4. Over the waves
  • 5. Waltz (unidentified) (his father's)
  • 6. The keel row
 
Notes

Recorded on 3 December 1985, at Glen Innes, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Ebsbury, Frank -- Interviews.  |  Funnell, Sid -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Glenn Innes -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Glenn Innes -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Glenn Innes.  |  Accordion music -- New South Wales -- Glenn Innes.
Occupation Folk singers.  |  Folk musicians.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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