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Folkloric recording: Sylvester Ellis recites and recalls folk songs of the Guyra Region, N.S.W. [sound recording] / interviewed and recorded by Barry McDonald
Bib ID 6938146
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ellis, Sylvester, born ca. 1886
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for both research and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1984 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 13 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 5 in. + summary (1 p.) 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection

Summary

REEL 2720/24/3. Conversation: - 1. Recitation: Hickey & Pickey went out to pick sticks (school rhyme?). 2. Discusses "Ninety" Hibberd's recitation about a nurse and a baby. 3. Recitation: The wild man of Poplis just come to town (similar to "The court of King Caratacus"). 4. How he knew Doug Lowe.

Notes

Recorded on May 16, 1984 at Guyra, N.S.W.

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Subjects Ellis, Sylvester, b. ca. 1886 -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Folk songs -- New South Wales -- Guyra Region.  |  Recitations.  |  Guyra Region (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-

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