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Is part of Australian Bush Recitations 1933-1940 series - author poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1932... 1932 Old Bush Recitations
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Bowen, Bowen area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: 'Bill Bowyang' , 1933 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Starlight's Last Standi"'Twas out of Barsula Dell, on a cruel and stormy night", 1930 single work poetry (p. 3-5)
Frank Gardineri"Oh Frank Gardiner is caught at last and lies in Sydney jail,", 1933 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Stockman's Talei"The stockman's evening meal was over, the damper stowed away,", 1926 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
A Dream of the Melbourne Cup : A Long Way after Gordoni"Bring me a quart of colonial beer", A. B. Paterson , 1886 single work poetry humour (p. 8-9)
The Reedy Lagooni"The sweet-scented wattle sheds perfume around,", 1923 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Note: With title: Bank of the Reedy Lagoon. First line: 'The bloom of the wattle spreads perfume around'.
Marion Leei"To 'The Wanderer's Rest,' at the foot of the Rise,", Bernard L'Espinasse , 1893 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
How a Roughrider Diedi"'Open wide the shutters, Harry, let me feel the evening breeze,", 1930 single work poetry (p. 13-14)
The Drover's Dreami"One night with travelling sheep, my companions lay asleep,", Anonymous , 1923 single work poetry humour (p. 14)
The Tipsteri"The tipster stood on the dusty flat,", 1933 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
The Face on the Barroom Floori"'Twas a balmy summer evening and a goodly crowd were there", 1926 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Australia's On the Wallabyi"Our fathers came to search for gold,", 1893 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
When Father Rode the Goati"The house is full of arnica", 1933 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
The Old Bark Huti"In an old bark hut on the mountainside", 1930 single work poetry (p. 20-24)
The Bushman's Farewelli"Queensland, thou art a land of pests,", 1924 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Loss of the Yongalai"There were parting words and kisses, there were promises so gay", W. J. MacCarthy , 1911 single work poetry (p. 25)
The Man From Swamp-A-Loti"It was the man from Swampalot that came to Charters Towers,", Scotty the Wrinkler , 1928 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
The Poor Bushmani"I am a poor bushman, I've been into town", 1933 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
How the Sailor Rode the Brumbyi"He was an agile sailor man,", Edward S. Sorenson , 1904 single work poetry humour (p. 28-29)
Note: No author named. First line: There was an agile sailor lad
Humping the Drumi"I humped my drum from Kingdom Come", 1926 single work poetry (p. 30)
The Flash Stockmani"A stockman? yes, I am, and they call me ugly Sam.", Anonymous (fl. 1895) , 1895 single work poetry Ugly Dave (p. 31)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Songs of the Bush 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 19 October 1933; (p. 44)

— Review of Old Bush Recitations 1932 anthology poetry
Old Bush Rhymes 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Central Queensland Herald , 1 June 1933; (p. 13)

— Review of Old Bush Recitations 1932 anthology poetry
Old Bush Rhymes 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Central Queensland Herald , 1 June 1933; (p. 13)

— Review of Old Bush Recitations 1932 anthology poetry
Songs of the Bush 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 19 October 1933; (p. 44)

— Review of Old Bush Recitations 1932 anthology poetry
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