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Title The shearers : songbook / compiled by Ted Egan ; foreword by Brian Morrison, musical notation by Michael Harris
Published Richmond, Vic., Australia : Greenhouse Publications, 1984


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS CRC  784.686363 Ega  AVAILABLE
Description 79 pages : illustrations, facsimile, map, music, portraits ; 28 cm
Series Faces of Australia series
Faces of Australia series
Contents Contents: Northward to the sheds -- The limejuice tub -- The union way -- My man's a shearer -- Jacky Howe : The Warwick gun -- It's different in the west -- The ballad of 1891 -- Shearing in the bar -- The shearers' bicycle blowout -- The ryebuck shearer -- Lazy Harry's -- The rouseabout -- Shear the golden fleece -- Lachlan tigers
Summary Featuring sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for songs on the shearers album
Analysis Australia - trades & labour
Notes "Featuring sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for songs on the Shearers album." - Cover
Bibliography Bibliography: page 76
Subject Folk music -- Australia.
Folk songs -- Australia -- Texts.
Folk songs, English -- Australia -- Texts.
Popular music -- Australia.
Sheep-shearing -- Australia -- History.
Sheep-shearing -- Australia -- Songs and music.
Folk songs, English -- Australia.
Songs, English -- Australia.
Author Egan, Ted, 1932-
ISBN 0909104751
Other Titles Ted Egan presents the shearers songbook
Ted Egan presents The shearers songbook
The shearers