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Creator : King, Tom, d. 1976
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : Jack Fewster Limited
Date of creation : [1922?]
Additional Creator : Fewster, Jack
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The 1920s was a boom time for local song writers. Among the the most active was Tom King who wrote in association with Jack Fewster.
From 1922 until 1940 they wrote prolifically, and their catalogue is said to include over 200 songs and a number of musicals including Footnotes, Dutini and Juanita.

'Here it is! The catchiest Irish waltz song of recent years' -- Cover

Listen :
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Coverage year : 1922
Period : 1919-1927
Further reading :

Depasquale, Paul. Jack Fewster (1893-1949) : a search for the man and his work, Oaklands Park, S. Aust. : Pioneer Books, 1998

Holmes, Robyn. The collector's book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

From Colonel Light into the footlights : the performing arts in South Australia from 1836 to the present Norwood, S. Aust. : Pagel Books, 1988

Internet links :

Adelaide Festival Centre : see Visiting the centre, Collections and public artwork, Performing Arts collection.


Exhibitions and events :

The Fewster and King Exhibition (6 June-11 October 2005)
Festival Theatre foyer, Adelaide, South Australia



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