The Overlander single work   poetry   "Come all you lads who long to roam,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1894 1894
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Notes

  • Appears in The Overlander Song Book titled 'The Overlander 2'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 24 November 1894 Z1235866 1894 newspaper issue 1894 pg. 980
    Note:

    The Queenslander published 3 versions of 'The Overlander' in the 'Songs of the Bush' column in 1894. This was the third of the 3 versions to appear, and was submitted by the contributor 'H.M.' of Goochy. It differed considerably from the previous versions, which prompted the Queenslander editor to add 'We believe, however, that this is not the original version of the song'.

    Whilst this version of 'The Overlander' is identifiably the same work as 'The Overlander 2' which appears in The Overlander Song Book, it contains only 4 verses.

Last amended 15 Jan 2011 13:53:36
Subjects:
  • Normanton, Archer River - Normanton area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,
  • Bass Strait, Australian seas,
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