y Joe Watson : Traditional Singer single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1973 1973
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'Joe Watson learnt most of his songs from his mate Paddy Doolan. The collection is most interesting because it contains versions of several rare English items as well as a very representative sampling of both political and sporting folklore.' (p.[5])

Notes

  • Includes several Australian folk songs.
  • Author's note: 'The information contained in this paper was collected from Mr. Joe Watson in 1973/4 at his home in Caringbah, New South Wales. The original tape recording and index are housed in the manuscripts section of the National Library of Australia, Canberra. The Macquarie University Library also has a tape copy...' (p. [27])

Contents

* Contents derived from the Paddington, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Australian Folklore Unit , 1975 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Ballad of the Kelly Gangi"Oh, Paddy dear, and did you hear the news that's going round,", Anonymous , 1956-1964 single work poetry

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First known date: ca. 1973
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