Wednesday, 5 February 2020

From the Archives - The Folk Song Collectors Group, 1970

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A recent find in the Archives was a folder for this group.

3 pages relating to the proposed Singabout 6(3) of 1967 were in the folder & some of the songs in the folder were on the draft contents list. Some of the songs were collected before the group started.

Background to the Collectors Group, Singabout 5(1), 1963 p.16

Dec 1970 newsletter report on the first meeting


2.  Minutes of 23rd Oct 1970 meeting, the only set in the book


4. Letter from Alan Scott, with apologies for being unable to help the Group. 

5.  Questions to Ask (Alan Scott)

6. Notes on Son of Lazy Harry (2 pages)


8. Ballad of Frank Lowry, p.14 in proposed Singabout 6(3)

9. Maid of Australia, p.6 in proposed Singabout 6(3)

10.  The Mermaid, p. 3 in proposed Singabout 6(3)

11.  The Fight

12.  Native Mate, page 15 of proposed Singabout 6(3)

13. Music for The Convict of Van Diemen's Land

14.  Lazy Harry's Son, page 14 of proposed Singabout 6(3)

15. Untitled - first line "Only one old post is standing" collected from Mrs Hunter by A. Parry 2-1-66

16. Untitled - first line I took my love to a restaurant" collected from Mrs Hunter by A. Parry 2-1-66

17. War Song for Mothers. Words A. Pizer, Music A. Parry

18.  From the Gulf  Will H. Ogilvie

18.  The Shanty By The Way 
Will H. Ogilvie
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