A rare audio recording from 1937 on lacquer disc of Australian Rules footballer Haydn Bunton interviewed on Perth radio 6PR.
Curator Thorsten Kaeding looks at how and why the NFSA selects – and sometimes excludes – materials from the national collection.
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This recording was made on 27 March 1966 at central railway Station, Sydney, NSW.
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This jingle was recorded in December 1974. It features a voice ID at the head identifying the track for Victorian Railways with an internal naming code of VRJ 101.
Miss Dutton’s, Drummoyne, a few kilometres to the north-west of central Sydney, sold tennis equipment as well as music.
Jim Davidson and his New Palais Orchestra were one of the leading dance bands in Australia in the 1930s, recording for Regal Zonophone.
In 1925 Wocord released the first disc recordings made in Australia.