Dick the Digger single work   poetry   "Dick the digger had pitched him a tent"
Issue Details: First known date: 1957-1967 1957-1967
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  • Can be sung to the air of 'Kit the Cobbler.'

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  • Appears in:
    y Old Australian Ballads : An Anthology W. N. Walker (editor), Sydney : School Projects , 1967 Z1569531 1967 anthology poetry children's

    Collection of well known Australian songs and ballads, divided into sections based on the historical subject matter: 'Ball and Chain', 'Bail Up', 'The Roaring Days', 'Where's Your Licence?', 'Stockmen', 'Wool Away!' and 'Such is Life'.

    The sections - and some of the individual works - are prefaced with educational introductions by the editor explaining historical context as well as terms and concepts.

    Australian Scene : Australian Ballads
    Sydney : School Projects , 1967
    pg. 30-31
  • 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. 118-119
Last amended 19 Nov 2009
  • Lambing Flat, Young, Cootamundra - Young - Harden area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
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