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Title: Spearwood String Band
Imprint: c1945
Notes: The string band was formed from the Croatian/Yugoslav community at Spearwood and specialised in folk songs from Croatia. They played at dances in Spearwood and travelled throughout Perth performing to Croatians and non-Croatians alike. Tony Santich (centre) born 1888- 1933.
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Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Croatians
Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Spearwood
Spearwood -- Clubs and groups
Spearwood String Band

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