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Australian Folk Festival

Australian Folk Festival (Score POL 035)

Australian Folk Festival
Various Artists

Score Records POL 035 (LP, Australia, 1964)

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A selection from the songs presented during the Australian Folk Song Festival by Four Capitals Folk Song in August 1964. On this disk, Gary Shearston's The Voyager was sung by Trevor Lucas as the author could not get released from his recording contract.

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tina Lawton: I Know Where I'm Going (Roud 5701) (1.55)
  2. Martyn Wyndham-Read: Ben Hall (Roud 3352) (3.40)
  3. Lenore Somerset: Oxdriver's Song (3.17)
  4. Martyn Wyndham-Read and Brian Mooney: Roddy McCorley (3.50)
  5. Paul Marks: In the Evening (3.25)
  6. Duke Tritton: My Shearing Days Are Over (Roud 24811) (4.55)
  1. Paul Marks: Black, Brown and White (2.27)
  2. Margaret Kitamura: Blowing in the Wind (3.25)
  3. Trevor Lucas: The Voyager [Gary Shearston] (2.40)
  4. Tina Lawton: Buttermilk Hill (Roud 911) (3.15)
  5. Brian Mooney and Martyn Wyndham-Read: Get Me Down My Filling Knife (2.07)
  6. Brian Mooney: The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (4.40)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the record info and sleeve picture.

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Australian Folk Night

Australian Folk Night (WG-25/5043)

Australian Folk Night
Various Artists

W&G Records WG-B-1827 (LP, Australia, 1964)
W&G Records WG-25/5043 (LP reissue, Australia, 1966?)

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Recorded live at the Melbourne Town Hall;
Engineers: Lindsay Morehouse, Russell Thompson;
Devised by John Gilfedder;
Produced by Denis Gibbons

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Peter Laycock, Brian Mooney, David Lumsden, Martyn Wyndham-Read: Botany Bay (Roud 3267) (2.52)
  2. Doug Owen: Jim Jones at Botany Bay (Roud 5478) (2.23)
  3. Martyn Wyndham-Read: Moreton Bay (Roud 2537) (4.03)
  4. Denis Gibbons: Old Black Billy (2.29)
  5. David Lumsden: Flash Jack from Gundagai (Roud 24704) (2.36)
  6. Lenore Somerset: The Stockman's Last Bed (Roud 9113) (2.57)
  7. Bush Band (Merle Gubbins, Jim Buchanan, Peter Dickie, Ian White, David Taylor): Wild Rover No More (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480) (3.34)
  1. David Lumsden, Martyn Wyndham-Read, Brian Mooney, Peter Laycock: The Overlander (Roud 9107) (3.30)
  2. Peter Laycock: The Old Bark Hut (Roud 22662) (2.33)
  3. Lenore Somerset: Flow on Sweet Mitta (1.43)
  4. Doug Owen: Song of the Aboriginal Girl (1.50)
  5. Brian Mooney: The Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (2.35)
  6. Denis Gibbons: The Old Bullock Dray (Roud 22603) (2.34)
  7. Brian Mooney, David Lumsden, Martyn Wyndham-Read, Peter Laycock: Brisbane Ladies (Roud 21114) (2.45)
  8. Full cast and audience: Waltzing Matilda (Roud 9536; Henry H566) (2.41)

All tracks trad. arr. the respective musicians, except
Track 4 Edward Harrington;
Track 10 Mrs. Dorothy Pendergast;
Track 11 collected by Doug Owen;
Track 12 arr. Brian Mooney;
Track 15 A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson

Acknowledgements

Thank you very much to Bill Casey of the University of Queensland, Brisbane, for information about the first release of this LP.