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Issue Details: First known date: 1957... 1957 Songs from Lawson
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Musical settings for twelve Lawson poems issued to commemorate the 90th anniversary of his birth. Poems are set to both traditional tunes and new music by various composers.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney,: Bush Music Club , 1957 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Andy's Gone with Cattlei"Our Andy's gone with cattle now-", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 4)
The Glass on the Bari"Three bushmen one morning rode up to an inn,", Henry Lawson , 1900 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Ballad of the Droveri"Across the stony ridges, across the rolling plain,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
The Bush Girli"So you rode from the range where your brothers "select",", Henry Lawson , 1902 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Freedom on the Wallabyi"Australia's a big country", Henry Lawson , 1891 single work poetry
According to Colin Roderick, the poem was inspired by shearing disputes in Western Queensland and written for William Lane, at this time editor of the Brisbane Worker. Several versions of the poem exist.
(p. 10-11)
The Lights of Cobb and Co.i"Fire lighted, on the table a meal for sleepy men,", Henry Lawson , 1897 single work poetry (p. 12)
Song of the Old Bullock-Driveri"FAR back in the days when the blacks used to ramble", Henry Lawson , 1900 single work poetry (p. 13)
Ten Miles Down Reedy Riveri"TEN miles down Reedy River", Henry Lawson , 1891 single work poetry Reedy River (p. 14-15)
Taking His Chancei"They stood by the door of the Inn on the Rise;", Henry Lawson , 1892 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
The Teamsi"A cloud of dust on the long, white road,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Saint Peteri"Now, I think there is a likeness", Henry Lawson , 1893 single work poetry humour (p. 20-21)
A Word to Texas Jacki"Texas Jack, you are amusin'. Great lord Harry how I laughed", Henry Lawson , 1890 single work poetry humour A Word to Texas Jack (p. 22-23)

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Works about this Work

Songs from Lawson 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 April vol. 78 no. 4025 1957; (p. 2)

— Review of Songs from Lawson Henry Lawson 1957 selected work poetry
Songs from Lawson 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 April vol. 78 no. 4025 1957; (p. 2)

— Review of Songs from Lawson Henry Lawson 1957 selected work poetry
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