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An Introduction to the Collection
The Collection A-C
Australian Aboriginal and Islander Perspectives
Indigenous Toys and Games
Australian Folk Music
Australian States & Territories
ACT – Canberra
NSW – Sydney – Cornstalks
VIC – Melbourne – Yarra Drinkers
QLD – Brisbane – Bananabenders
SA – Adelaide – Croweaters
WA – Perth – Sandgropers
TAS – Hobart
NT – Darwin – Territorians
Bawdy Song & Verse – R-Rated
Bush Workers & Bush Life
Bush Humour – Yarn-telling
Calendar & Weather Lore
Children’s Rhymes and Playground Chants
Classic Bush Poetry
On Monday We’ve Mutton
Colloquial Sayings & Slanguage
Concerts & Radio Specials
Down The Lawson Track
Convicts & Transportation
Convicts – The system begins.
Convict Transportation Ballads – Shipwrecks
Convict Ballads & Songs
The Collection D-L
Dance in Australia
Demon Drink & Evil Weed
The Dead House
Dogs – Folklore and History in Australia
Gaylore – folklore of the gay and lesbian sub-culture
God in the Bush
Emigration and Free Settlers
Hall of Fame – Legendary Australian Performers
Labour History & Unionism
Larrikins & Layabouts
Union Songs & Solidarity
Lean and Mean Times – Depressions and Booms
Songs of the (not so) Great Depression
Waltzing With Matilda – Swaggies
The Collection M-Z
Military – Army, Navy & Air Force
Mining – Gold, Coal, Copper and Tin – The Songs
Policing the Goldfields.
The Eureka Stockade
Musical Instruments In The Australian Tradition
Rookwood Necropolis – history and curious tales
Rookwood Cemetery’s Notable ‘Residents’
Rookwood Mortuary Railway – the end of the line.
Songsters & Songbooks
Superstitions in Australia
Drays, Carts, Horses and Bullocks
Billy Tea – ‘Jack the Painter’
Home cooking in post WW2 Australia
Wedding & Other Celebratory Lore
Postcode 2011 – Why I Live Where I Live
Poetry and Song Index
Recordings 1971 – 2003
Recordings 2004 onwards
Australian Folk Revival
Folk Revival Photographic Gallery
DEAD MEN TALKING
WW1 Digger’s Songs & Stories – Concert
GROWING OLD DISGRACEFULLY – a celebration of ageing through humour, story and song.
Performer of Bush Traditions
How to Book a Performance
Concert and Event Producer
Radio and Television
Warren Fahey Photographic Gallery
Australian Folklore Unit
About the Folklore Unit
Index to the Warren Fahey Oral History & Folklore Collection at the National Library of Australia
Collecting Folklore and Music
The Folklore of Sydney Project 2004–2006
About the Shop
Warren Fahey Photographic Gallery
A friend, Victoria Cobden, presented this antique t-shirt to me in 2010. ‘Real Music in a Sea of Shit’
Bali 2012. Interestin
There’s that laugh again.
Warren as Banjo Paterson
Peter Garrett (Arts Minister) presenting the Don Banks Music Award 2010
With Marcus Holden at Mosman Library 2012
National Folk Festival
The Larrikins in the 1970s. Yikes a lager phone. What was I thinking?
My Order of the Wattle.
Marist Bros Kogarah. 2nd Row, 3rd from left. I’m the cute one!
Folkways Music, Paddington. A rare ‘Real Music in a Sea of Shit’ LP sleeve.
Adrian Bartel and me at the opening of the lights in Llankelly Place, Kings Cross
On Seabourn Odyssey, New Zealand . Milton Sound. Beautiful. 2010
My holiday home in Oban, New Zealand. Nice isn’t it.
Regimental Sgt Major Marist Bros Cadet Corp.
With Dave de Hugard at Sovereign Hill. 90s.
Folkways 1980s 262 Oxford Street, Paddington.
Laughing Clown look 1990s
This was at the launch of an Eric Bogle album in the early 90s
Totally spooky Peter Sellers look.
Nick Wales pinched that vest – he still wears it.
With my sassy sister Zandra at her wedding many years ago
with Santa at Anthony Horderns in the 1940s. Ouch.