Warren Fahey - AUSTRALIA: Folk Songs and Bush Verse - CD 6

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In the second half of the 19th century the country was rich on the back of the greasy wool from sheep and the massive herds of cattle. The shearer is perhaps the most colourful of all bush workers. The great number of songs, recitations and yarns by or about shearers present them as a tough, humorous and independent group of men. Songs Of Drovers, Shearers And Bullockies captures the verse and songs of this important time in Australiaís history.

Track Listing

   1. At His Gate Each Shearer Stood
   2. Billygoat Overland
   3. The Augathella Drovers
   4. Widgegowera Joe
   5. The Flash Stockman
   6. Bullocky-o /Bullock Bells At Night
   7. Clancy Of The Overflow
   8. The Stockmen Of Australia
   9. Click Go The Shears
  10. Flash Jack From Gundagai
  11. Garrawilla
  12. Goorianawa
  13. Home Sweet Home
  14. Mutton Damper And Tea
  15. Nine Miles From Gundagai
  16. Holy Dan
  17. One Of The Has-beens
  18. The Drover's Dream
  19. The Dying Stockman
  20. The Overlanders
  21. Shearing In A Bar
  22. The Stockman's Last Bed

About the artist: Offering a unique repertoire of rare broadsides, goldfields minstrel songs, old bush songs, larrikin ditties, children's rhymes and songs about early city slickers. Warren Fahey is joined by fellow 'larrikins' Marcus Holden, Clare O'Meara and Garry Steel.

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 05 May, 2009.


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