Hey, Boys! Up Go We! single work   poetry   "When maize stands more than ten feet high,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1829 1829
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  • Editor's note: Original poetry
  • Author's note: Anambaba, June, 1829
  • 'Praise of present prosperity.' - Webby

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: 'Hey, Boys! Up Go We!, or, The Australian Farmer's Fireside Ditty
  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser vol. 27 no. 1672 16 June 1829 Z945179 1829 newspaper issue 1829 pg. 4
    Note: Written as 'M.'
  • Appears in:
    y Colonial Ballads Hugh Anderson , Hugh Anderson , Ronald G. Edwards (illustrator), Ferntree Gully : Rams Skull Press , 1955 Z943064 1955 anthology poetry A selection of more than eighty Australian ballads, with music and narrative. The 2nd edition contains an index of song titles, a bibliography, an index and the following sections: (I) Street Ballads and the Bush; (II) Singers and Songs of the Goldfields; (II) "The Songs They Used to Sing"; (IV) Stringybark and Greenhide; (V) On the Far Barcoo; (VI) The Balladists; (VII) Folksong in Australia. London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1962 pg. 14-15
  • Appears in:
    y Old Bush Songs and Rhymes of Colonial Times Douglas Stewart (editor), Nancy Keesing (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1957 Z389570 1957 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1976 pg. 66-67
    Note: Written as 'M.'
Last amended 19 Nov 2009