Colin McJannett

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Colin McJannett, 1946 - 2017, lived in Canberra from the 1970's till his death in 2017. He was a long time member of Reel Tradition, and headed up the National Folk Festival's move to a permanent home in Canberra. He played banjo and piano accordion. He collected folkloric material in the 70's and 80's, and notably collected Harry Cotter of Binalong NSW. Colin had a strong interest in Australian War history and in the labor movement.

Colin McJannett provided details of some of the Australian tunes in this archive.

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