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American influences on Australian traditional music



WARREN FAHEY © 2005

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THE SHIP THAT NEVER RETURNED.
Harry Clay Work. 1860

  • Only One More Drink

DEAREST MAE.
Lynch & Crosby 1848.

  • The Overlander (Remos version)

SAM BASS.
Traditional American outlaw ballad

  • Stir the Wallaby Stew

ON TOP OF OLD SMOKEY.
Traditional

  • On Top of No Smoking. Depression song 1920s
  • On Top of Old Sophie. Bawdy song

YANKEE DOODLE
ND, Trad.

  • O’Reilly’s Daughter or One-Eyed Rhylah
  • Bump Me Into Parliament. Casey
  • Militant Medley. Circa 1945

OFF TO PHILADELPHIA.
Battison Hayes

  • Off To Philadelphia. Parody written in Sydney by T. E. Leonard circa 1895

GENTLE ANNIE.
Stephen Foster 1856.

  • Gentle Annie (parody)

YELLER GIRL.
American traditional instrumental tune.

  • Sally Bain (De Nigger’s Girl). Armchair Magazine Melbourne 1853

WE’RE ALL A-NODDIN’.
American traditional from a Robert Burns poem.

  • We’re All A-Travellin’. Armchair Magazine 1853

OLD FOLKS AT HOME.
Stephen Foster 1851

  • Old Folks At Home. Dutch Parody. Silver Songster 1908

OH SUSANNAH.
Stephen Foster 1847

  • World Turned Upsidedown. Mss William Walker. Mitchell. 1864. Folklore of Sydney ‘Gold’ section.

GAL WITH THE BLUE DRESS ON.

  • Parramatta. Song about first NSW railway. Sydney Songster 1869
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© Warren Fahey 2005
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