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Australian Folksongs and Ballads

Australian Folksongs and Ballads

John Greenway performs a sampling of the 400 folksongs he collected in Australia. A renowned American Folklorist specializing in songs of social protest, Greenway was best known for maintaining that protest songs are folksongs as well. This album gathers a variety of folksongs that tell of Australian History and folklore. Liner notes include detailed information on each song, with an introduction on Australia’s relationship to folk music.

Track Listing

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Botany Bay John Greenway 2:39
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102
Old Bullock Dray John Greenway 2:43
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103
The Dying Stockman John Greenway 2:09
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104
Bluey Brink John Greenway 2:07
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105
One of the Has-Beens John Greenway 1:57
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106
Brisbane Ladies John Greenway 3:14
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107
Castlereagh River John Greenway 2:06
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108
Click go the Shears John Greenway 2:23
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109
Bold Jack Donahue John Greenway 5:18
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110
Wild Colonial Boy John Greenway 3:07
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201
Waltzing Matilda (Queensland Version) John Greenway 2:15
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202
The Dog Sat on the Tucker Box John Greenway 1:21
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203
Lazy Harry's John Greenway 2:52
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204
Ben Hall John Greenway 2:58
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205
Wallaby Stew John Greenway 1:51
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206
Les Darcy John Greenway 1:19
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207
Stockman's Last Bed John Greenway 1:58
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208
Peter Clarke John Greenway 3:29
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209
Cockies of Bungaree John Greenway 3:28
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210
Wild Rover No More John Greenway 3:24

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