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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Old Ballads from the Bush
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Johnny Troyi"Come all ye daring bushrangers and outlaws of the land,", single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Jim Jones Jim Jones at Botany Bayi"O listen for a moment, lads, and hear me tell my tale,", single work poetry (p. 8)
Botany Bay Courtship The Lass in the Female Factory No. I : Australian Courtshipi"The Currency Lads may fill their glasses", 'Juvenal' (fl. 1832) , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Note: With title: Botany Bay Courtship
Henry's Downfalli"Come all you wild and wicked youths wherever you may be,", single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Seizure of the Cyprus Brig in Recherche Bay, Aug. 1829i"Come all you sons of Freedom, a chorus join with me,", Frank the Poet , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Moreton Bayi"One Sunday morning as I went walking, by Brisbane waters I chanced to stray;", single work poetry (p. 15)
The Free-Selector's Daughteri"Up in Queensland, boys, it's hotter", Ironbark , single work poetry (p. 18-22)
The Boss's Wifei"The warm winds crossed from the eastern coast,", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry humour (p. 23-25)
Drifting Down the Darlingi"It was in the early eighties,", W. T. Goodge , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Song of the Squatters Songs of the Squattersi"The Commissioner bet me a pony - I won,", Robert Lowe , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
"Where the wandering Barwin delighteth the eye," The Beautiful Squatteri"Where the wandering Barwon delighteth the eye,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry satire
'On a squatter who sdeuces aboriginal women and is eventually killed as a result.' (Webby)
(p. 30)
Cockies of Bungareei"Come all you jolly travellers that's out of work, just mind", single work poetry (p. 31)
Jones's Selectioni"You hear a lot of new-chum talk", Ironbark , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
Wallaby Stew Wallaby Stewi"Poor Dad, he got five years or more, as everybody knows,", Anonymous (fl. 1987) , single work poetry humour (p. 34)
Gentleman Georgei"Gentleman George in his youthful days was the pride of the Eighth Hussars,", W. A. Horn , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
The Team Bullocki"The sunrays scorched like furnace fires;", Will H. Ogilvie , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Holy Dani"It was in the Queensland drought;", single work poetry (p. 40-41)
An Old Masteri"We were cartin' lathes and palin's from the slopes of Mount St Leonard,", C. J. Dennis , single work poetry humour (p. 42-44)
The Melodious Bullockyi"'Tis of the Wild Colonial Boy (Come out of that saplin', Rat!)", W. T. Goodge , single work poetry humour (p. 45)
The Bullocky's Love-Episodei"I sez to her- "Gee, Boxer, gee" -behind the shed last night,", A. F. York , single work poetry (p. 46)

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