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E. Mack. Philadelphia. 1870
AFTER THE BALL IS OVER.
Charles Harris. NY. This song was widely sung in Australia and became the carrier tune for many parodies, including bawdy songs.
- After The Ball (parody). Version published Imperial Songster No 2
HAPPY ARE WE DARKIES SO GAY.
This is a parody on air from the opera La Bayidere by E. P. Christy. New York: Jacques and Brother, 1847. It would have been popularised by the Christy’s Minstrels touring Australia. Pub. Qld New Colonial Campfire Song Book.
- Queensland Explorers Song (Remos)
DARK TOWN STRUTTER’S BALL.
Shelton Brooks. 1917
Missouri. ND. Traditional
LITTLE OLD LOG CABIN IN THE LANE.
Will Hays. 1871
- The Dying Shearer
- Freehold on the Plain Queenslander 1894
THE DIGGER’S FAREWELL.
- Another Fall of Rain aka Waiting For The Rain.
HOME ON THE RANGE.
- The Girls That Are Easy To Woo
JOHN BROWN’S BODY.
- Going Back To Queensland
- Solidarity Forever. Quoted in Sydney Democratic League Songbook.
MARCHING THRU GEORGIA.
Henry Clay Work. 1865
- Golden Gullies of the Palmer
- Launceston And Deloraine Railway
- The Union Marching Song. Attributed P. C. Humala in Shearers & General labourers Record. Circa 1890s.
- The Union of the People. C. Drake. Mss Mitchell Library.
- One Big Industrial Union. Songs of ILP 1915 Adelaide.
BOYS OF THE USA.
Traditional march tune
- Australia’s welcome To Uncle Sam. Imperial Songster 1908. Joe Slater. Commemorated visit of Great White Fleet to Sydney
JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE, MOTHER.
George F Root. Circa 1860
- Fitzsimmons versus Corbett. Boxing song 19th c
OLD DOG TRAY OR POOR DOG TRAY.
- Don’t Let Your Dogs Stray (Thatcher)
- Downfall of Poor Old Roger
- The Shipping Agents. Thatcher
RING DE BANJO
- Steam’s Up. Sydney Songster 1869. George ‘Chanson’ Layou
SHE WORE A WREATH OF ROSES NY/1857. J P Knight.
- The Shepherd (the Queenslander 1894 or The Broken Down Drover
TURKEY IN THE STRAW.
- Old Bullock Dray (variant of tune)