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Fred Holland, Tom Blackman, Mick Brennan, Vince Holland and George Davis interviewed by John Meredith for John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961 [sound recording]
Bib ID 5971648
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Holland, Fred, Performer
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description between 1952 and 1957 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 15 min.) : analog 7 1/2 ips ; 3 in. 
Series

John Meredith folklore field recordings, 1953-1961.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • Fred Holland, singing: White man let me go (learned in Mudgee, Gulgong district late 1880's)
  • Tom Blackman, accordion music: (hornpipe tune on accordion)
  • Mick Brennan, singing: Ye landlords of Island (learned 1903 at Birrawa from Wiles of Ulan)
  • Vince Holland, accordion music: White man let me go
  • Harvest moon (schottische)
  • George Davis, accordion music: Sailor's hornpipe
  • Spookendyke's waltz (learned from German miner at Gattai. Called "Srtike-a-light" by diggers)
  • First set tune
  • Schottische (Mudgee tune)
  • Heel and toe Polka (Cracoviak)
 
Notes

Recorded by John Meredith between February 1952 and 20 October 1957.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Holland, Fred -- Performances.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Tom, Performer  |  Brennan, Mick, Performer  |  Holland, Vince, Performer  |  Davis, George, Performer  |  Meredith, John, 1920-2001, Interviewer

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