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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Port Fort Hill
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'A song from Darwin during the Second Word War, Fort Hill was a location where the Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander men used to scout for enemy ships and spies to keep the town safe. During the post-war years the Australian Half Caste Progress Association held weekly fund-raising dances at The Sunshine Club in a decommissioned Army barracks. This was one of the songs that was performed during those times.' (Mission Songs Project)

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    y separately published work icon Songs Back Home Jessie Lloyd , Australia : Mission Songs Project , 2017 10980065 2017 anthology lyric/song

    '10 songs selected from a collection of Australian Indigenous songs from 1900 to 1999, focusing on the Christian missions, state-run settlements and native camps where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were relocated. Curated, arranged and produced by Jessie Lloyd.' (CD synopsis)

    Australia : Mission Songs Project , 2017
Last amended 5 Apr 2017 12:46:16
Subjects:
  • Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory,
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