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by jraffan
posted 24/07/2017

Life in Sydney’s 2011 Postcode: Warren Fahey’s ‘The Good Old Bad Old Days’

Snip20170717_6Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan interviews Warren Fahely, AM, about his new social history of Sydney’s vibrant 2011 postcode encompassing Potts Point, Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Rushcutters Bay and Elizabeth Bay.

Warren Fahey, AM, is a cultural historian, collector and performer of historic songs and stories, founder of Larrikin Records and Paddington’s beloved Folkways Music, and author of 30 plus books.

The Good Old Bad Old Days canvasses life in 2011 from colonial times through to contemporary times, and reveals “the high life, the low life, and the very low life” common to all precincts. Fahey’s “ramble” shows how the inner-east has been an entertainment destination for well over one -hundred years.

Interview I

Interview II

Interview III

Program blog: http://eastsidefm.org/good-old-bad-old-days-new-social-history-2011-potts-point-cross-loo-bays/