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Warren Fahey - AUSTRALIA: Folk Songs and Bush Verse - CD 1

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  • Model: TN768
  • Shipping Weight: 0.125kg
  • 99 Units in Stock

RARE CONVICT BALLADS AND BROADSIDES With the end of transportation in 1868, a total of 806 ships had brought around 162,000 male and female convicts to Australia - Rare Convict Ballads And Broadsides features the songs they brought with them as well as stories of misery, despair, contrition and hope.

Track Listing

   1. Australia, Australia
   2. Botany Bay Scoundrels
   3. Bound For Botany Bay
   4. Van Diemen's Land
   5. Jim Jones At Botany Bay
   6. Judges And Old Bailey
   7. The Black Velvet Band
   8. The Melancholy Fate Of Captain Logan
   9. Ten Thousand Miles Away
  10. The Dodger
  11. I've Been To Australia-O
  12. Ticket-Of-Leave Man
  13. I've Been A Wild Boy
  14. The Convict's Tour Of Hell


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.