1990, English, Sound, Recorded music edition: John Dengate sings (accompanying himself on guitar), recites topical satire, and talks about his life [sound recording] / interviewed and recorded by John Meredith. Dengate, John, 1938-2013. (Interviewee)

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Physical Description
  • 1 digital audio tape (ca. 120 min.)
Published
  • 1990.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • John Dengate sings (accompanying himself on guitar), recites topical satire, and talks about his life interviewed and recorded by John Meredith.
Creator
  • Dengate, John, 1938-2013. (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Meredith, John, 1920-2001. (Interviewer)
Published
  • 1990.
Medium
  • [sound recording] /‚Äč
Physical Description
  • 1 digital audio tape (ca. 120 min.)
Series
Subjects
Playing Time
  • 02hrs 00min 00sec
Summary
  • Folkloric recording. Dengate recalls stories of the 1930's told to him by his father about his Uncle Sid and his mad mates and how they coped during the Depression in North Sydney, his father's sporting involvement in cricket and soccer, his childhood, his education at Armidale Teacher's College, his love of cricket.
Contents
  • REEL 2590. Singing: - 1. Skin cancer blues. 2. Terry Metherill song (sung to the tune of: Goodbye, Mrs Durkin, I'm sick and tired of workin'). 3. S.W.O.S. (original tune). 4. The Hangover song (tune: At last I'm going to cease my wandering). 5. The Queensland policeman (tune: The New England cockie). 6. If I were a fellow with a bit more sense. (tune: If you know you are homeward bound). 7. Recitation and singing: The dead of Cleveland Street. 8. Sporting suicide (tune: Go to sea no more). 9. My tongue goes bumbling through Georgia (incomplete) (tune: March to Georgia). 10. My tongue goes bumbling through Georgia (complete). 11. Alan Bond song (tune: The crack was ninety in the Isle of Man). 12. Eric Dengate's song (tune: The patriot game). 12. When the A.L.P.'s in conference (tune: The Big Rock Candy Mountain). 13. The golden rose (tune: The parting glass). 14. The New South Wales Government and the internal combustion engine (incomplete) (tune: Biddy Mulligan). 15. The New South Wales Government and the internal combustion engine (complete). 16. The Railway song (tune: The wreck of the Old '97). 17. Recitation: Poem for Shauna. 18. The peach pickers song.
Notes
  • Singing, poetry and conversation.
  • Recorded at Glebe, New South Wales on 28 May 1990.
Access Conditions
  • Open access.
Language
  • English
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