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Publisher's note: "A New Parody on the 'Fine Old English Gentleman' as written and sung by Thatcher."
Notes in Yellow Peril: Song by an unknown author, quoted by Hugh Anderson in Colonial Ballads. To the same tune as "The Flash Colonial Barman".
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Ronald G. Edwards
Ferntree Gully:Rams Skull Press,1955Z9430641955anthology poetry 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.LondonSydney:Angus and Robertson,1962