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Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 Colonial Ballads
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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.

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1962 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Farewell to Judges and Juries "Here's bad luck to you, Mr. Justice Paley," Justices and Old Baileyi"Here's adieu to your judges and juries,", single work lyric/song poetry (p. 3-4)
Botany Bay I Botany Bayi"Farewell to old England for ever,", single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Note: With title: Botany Bay I
Botany Bay IIi"Come all you men of learning,", single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Note: Broadside; an original is in the Mitchell Library.
Botany Bay, a New Songi"Let us drink a good health to our schemers above,", single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Note: With title: Botany Bay III : A New Song
Jim Jones Jim Jones at Botany Bayi"O listen for a moment, lads, and hear me tell my tale,", single work poetry (p. 9)
Moreton Bay The Convict's Arrivali"I am a native of the land of Erin, and lately banished from that lovely shore;", Francis MacNamara , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Note: Attributed to 'Anonymous'.
The Black Velvet Bandi"'Twas in the city of London in apprenticeship I was bound", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 12)
Van Diemen's Landi"Poor Thomas Brown from Negah town, Jack Murphy and poor Joe", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 13)
'Hey, Boys! Up Go We!, or, The Australian Farmer's Fireside Ditty Hey, Boys! Up Go We!i"When maize stands more than ten feet high,", John McGarvie , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Making a Pilei"My spirits are low, and I feel quite down-hearted -", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
The Green New Chumi"Come all of you assembled here,", single work poetry humour (p. 20-21)
The Voyage to Australiai"Left Plymouth one day in July,", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 22)
The Unsuccessful Swelli"I'll sing now of a fine young swell,", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Rush awayi"You've heard of the won'drous rush no doubt", Anonymous , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
The Old Palmer Songi"The wind is fair and free, my boys,", single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Note: Text and music taken from The Native Companion Songster (Brisbane 1889).
The Jolly Puddlersi"They want to stop our puddling, as many of you know,", Charles Thatcher , single work poetry (p. 30)
Shepherdingi"Oh, the days when we went shepherding a long time ago", Charles Thatcher , single work poetry humour (p. 31-32)
Look Out Below!i"A young man left his native shores,", Charles Thatcher , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
A Ballad of Queenslandi"Oh, don't you remember black Alice, Sam Holt,", Ironbark , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Note: With title: Sam Holt
The Flash Colonial Barmani"Since I've been in this colony I've written many a song", William W. Coxon , single work poetry (p. 37-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled John Gilfedder , 1963 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , December vol. 1 no. 2 1963; (p. 142-144)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
The Old Folk Songs at Home J. S. Manifold , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June vol. 1 no. 8 1962; (p. 95)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Untitled Nancy Keesing , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , Winter vol. 6 no. 3 1962; (p. 88-89)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
[Untitled] Kenneth Porter , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: The Journal of American Folklore , April-June vol. 71 no. 280 1958; (p. 158-188)

— Review of The Dying Stockman : a ballad Hugh Anderson , 1954 single work poetry ; Two Songs of '57 Hugh Anderson , 1954 selected work poetry ; Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Untitled Walter Stone , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Biblionews , vol. 9 no. 1956; (p. 11-13)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
[Untitled] Kenneth Porter , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: The Journal of American Folklore , April-June vol. 71 no. 280 1958; (p. 158-188)

— Review of The Dying Stockman : a ballad Hugh Anderson , 1954 single work poetry ; Two Songs of '57 Hugh Anderson , 1954 selected work poetry ; Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Untitled Russel Ward , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Historical Studies Australia and New Zealand , vol. 7 no. 1956; (p. 242-243)

— Review of Australian Bush Ballads 1955 anthology poetry ; Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Australian Literature: Notes : Chapbooks of Australian Folk Verse Nancy Keesing , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 15 no. 4 1954; (p. 300)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
73 Bush Songs Nancy Keesing , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 January vol. 77 no. 3963 1956; (p. 2,35)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Untitled Martin Long , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 January 1956; (p. 11)

— Review of Colonial Ballads 1955 anthology poetry
Collecting Our Folk Songs Edgar Waters , 1955 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 6 1955-1956; (p. 23-25)
Untitled Hugh Anderson , 1956 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn-Winter no. 7 1956; (p. 28)
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