British

Songs and shanties of the seven seas
Shanties: singing the journey out and home
Ritual and magic in folksongs
Seasons and ceremonies
John Barleycorn and Jesus Christ
The carol
The traditional ballad
The Elizabethans, The days of Queens Bess
Songs of the British and Yankee whalermen
Songs of the fishing trade
Songs of mining men
The changing face of war
Sailors and soldiers, Soldiers of the queen, Sailors and their ladies
Popular beverages
Bothy ballads
The Agrarian and Industrial Revolutions in Britain
The rough and the smooth
The many faces of love, The lusty folksongs of the British Isles
Folk songs as source materials for history and literature
The British folksong tradition transported to Australia
Immigration and songs in the cultural baggage
Sportsmen arise
Huntsment all
Shanties: a journey to the South Seas
A-poaching will we go
Nowell, nowell
Faerie ballads
Bert Lloyd: song collector in Britain and Australia
Hamish Henderson, song collector: from WW2 to the School of Scottish Studies

Australian

Songs that made Australia
True patriots all - songs of the convict system
Bolters, Bushrangers and them agin' the law
Pastoral settlement and shearing
The gold rushes
The Inimitable Thatcher, the Goldrush Songster
Henry Lawson and the 1890s
The First AIF, songs and poems of World War 1
Songs of the trade unions
The Great Depression in verse and song
Working men and working women
Percy Grainger; collecting in England -a copy held in the Library of Congress
Bold bad boys
Gold & Eureka


These one-man shows/talks/lectures were well-researched, used Danny's own arrangements of traditional and contemporary folksongs; and were performed as unaccompanied voice or with guitar, concertina or spoons. Where possible he illustrated the talk with overhead transparencies or slides.