Rita Croker

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Rita Croker, Mungindi, NSW provided details of some of the Australian tunes in this archive.

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One of two aboriginal sisters from Moree, daughters of Herb Troutman. Both Rita and her sister Ivy Fernando were accomplished button accordion players. Their father Herb Troutman was born in Germany, played an accordion and taught his daughters to play.

Rita was recorded by Chris Sullivan and Mark Rummery. A number of recording can be found in the Chris Sullivan folklore collection, National Library of Australia.