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Larrikin Records catalogue

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1982-1988.

This booklet has significance as a listing of audio recordings available from Larrikin Records in the 1980s. Started by Warren Fahey in 1974, Larrikin was an independent label specialising in local music - folk, Indigenous, bush music, country, blues, jazz and Australiana. Larrikin’s extensive catalogue included successful artists like Eric Bogle and Redgum, as well rights to distribute many international specialist labels. In 1995, eager to increase its domestic market share, Festival Records a...


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Object Statement

Music catalogue, Larrikin Records, paper, published by Larrikin Records, used by Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1982-1988

Physical Description

Music catalogue, Larrikin Records, paper, published by Larrikin Records, used by Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1982-1988

A4 booklet with black and white illustrations on cover of an old-time band and the text 'Larrikin Catalogue' and the Larrikin logo. Larrikin was an independent record label that became the Australian distributor for other independent labels from Australia and overseas. This catalogue lists recordings available through Larrikin, arranged by their various labels.



298 mm


217 mm


5 mm



Published by Larrikin Records Pty Ltd, 282 Oxford St Paddington. Printer unknown.



This catalogue came to Festival Records when the company purcahsed Larrikin Records in 1995. It remained in Festival Records' collection until donated to the Museum. It was displayed in the Museum's exhibition 'Spinning Around: 50 Years of Festival Records', from 2001 to 2003.


Credit Line

Gift of Festival Mushroom Records, 2007

Acquisition Date

19 April 2007

Cite this Object


Larrikin Records catalogue 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 May 2019, <>


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