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Garry Tooth interviewed by Alex Hood in the Alex Hood folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 5807132
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Tooth, Garry, 1941-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2012 
2 sound files (ca. 116 min.). 
Series

Alex Hood folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Garry Booth, discusses his family life and background; his interest in folk music, sparked by fellow amateur naturalist; learnt the guitar; Moreton Bay Bushwackers; Queensland Folk Lore Society; 1961 began playing 4 string guitar; Pete Seeger; Folk Centre setup; TV series on ABC; 1960's folk scene; 1970's meeting Paul Stookie of 'Peter, Paul and Mary', 'The Seekers', 'New Lost City Rambler's'; move to Sydney (1969); his first family, breakup of marriage; 'The Settlers' in Mulgoa; Eddie Penzig; Gordon Piper; 'Halfway House'; working as a psychiatric nurse; 'The Back of Bourke' near Base Hill; 'The Royal Oak'; 'The Vinegar Hill Woolshed'; John Laws; busking, dishwashing; North Rocks Deaf and Blind Children's Centre; his wife, being a quadraplegic, her death (1997), their son; Royal Blind Society; his Nurses degree; marrying Cathie (2003); Chris Kempster; his heart attack, surgery; 2000 opened 'Whistle Stop' cafe at Thirlmere, closed 2008; still singing in Bowral at 'The Grand Hotel', 'The Scottish Arms Tavern'; his CD; Bill Scott; John Meredith; John Manifold.

Notes

Catherine "Cathie" Tooth was also present at interview.

Recorded on 7 February 2012 in Mittagong, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) 
Subjects Tooth, Garry, 1941- -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Folk singers.
Other authors/contributors Hood, Alex, 1935-, Interviewer  |  Tooth, Catherine, 1954-, Interviewee

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