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Mary Byrnes interviewed by John Meredith for John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 57549
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Byrnes, Mary, Performer
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description [1955?] 
1 tape reel (ca. 29 min.) ; 7 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Mary Byrnes sings: Castle gardens
  • Whisky in the jar
  • Ten thousand miles away
  • Give me a hut in my own native land (Native Mate)
  • Leaving old England
  • Botany Bay
  • Recites: Eugowra Creek [fragment]
  • Sings: Wreck of the Dandenong
  • Home rule for Ireland
  • Will you love me when I'm old
 
Notes

Recorded at Concord, New South Wales.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214804484

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and transcript (typescript, 20 leaves) 
Subjects Byrnes, Mary -- Performances.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Wagons -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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