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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 The Bardunyah Ballads
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Lincoln, Tait, Kendall, and Warwick.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Kensington, Randwick area, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Simtrak Studios , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introit : The Honest Gougeri"I never mine for potch: I leave it buried in the ground.", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry (p. 7)
Burnt Norton (or John Trelawney's Ride)i"O 'twas on a North-West station where the men are really men,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 8-11)
The Ballad of the Bushmen's Club (Paradise Lost)i"Now there's a joint across in Sydney, I suppose you jokers know,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 12-15)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip : Introductioni"Of all the puzzles in the world, that scientists have tried to break,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 16-17)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip, Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 16-28)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip : Prologue (the Old Stockman Speaks)i"This latest talk you know you blokes, about the old Blue Lake,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 18)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip : Canto I : Blue Lake Billi"I'll tell you about old Blue Lake Bill (if you'll stand us another beer)", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 19-23)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip : Canto II : Sam McGregor's Leapi"But I s'pose you jokers want to know what made him disappear", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 24-26)
The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip : Epiloguei"There is no pub erected there, nor even a council seat,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 28)
The Ballad of the Birdsville Droveri"Oh come all youse wild young bushy blokes and listen unto me", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 30-36)
Temptationi"Many years have passed between this present time and then,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry (p. 38-42)
Fencer's Yarni"I used to reckon drovers was the wildest bunch of coots", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 44-47)
The Brown Boots Incident (the Battle of Wongo Creek)i"Pengilly and Smith-Watson were two learned jackaroos,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 48-51)
The Wombat and Goanna : The Ringer's Yarn (for Bill Scott)i"Come all you ringers of renown, great knights of the shearing board,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry humour (p. 52-58)
Bardunyah Bellsi"I hear the bells, Bardunyah bells, I've heard so often in the past,", Graham Jenkin , single work poetry (p. 60-63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kensington, Randwick area, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simtrak Studios , 1991 .
      Extent: 77p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Ian McNamara and illustrated by Robin Allardice.
      ISBN: 0731697723

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  • Also sound recording.
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