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Lola Wright interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 825946
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Wright, Lola, 1926-2018, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Open access for research use; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2001 November 26 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 47 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Lola Wright, retired publician, sings songs from her days at Armidale Teachers College, old parlour songs, political songs, bush songs & parodies.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Singing: Bible stories
  • I ain't a gonna grieve
  • The housekeeper's daughter
  • Shares in the very best companies
  • The old maid's calamity
  • I'll help you home again Kathleen
  • College Anthem (Armidale Teacher's College 1943)
  • A student's life is quite a happy one
  • The banner song
 
Notes

Recorded with Bruce Cameron.

Recorded on Nov. 26, 2001 at Morundah, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Related Material Related video recording with Lola Wright : located at; National Library of Australia Oral History & Indigenous Programs collection at ORAL TRC 6936/50. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Wright, Lola, 1926-2018 -- Interviews.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Morundah.  |  Political ballads and songs -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- New South Wales -- 20th century.  |  Folk music -- New South Wales -- 20th century.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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