Shearers


SONGS THAT MADE AUSTRALIA

THE SPRINGTIME IT BRINGS ON THE SHEARING

 


 
JOE WATSON

  1. talks about shearing conditions in 19th century.
    recites The Shearer & The Rouseabout.
  2. talks about the world’s biggest damper (during the big 1892 shearer’s strike)
  3. talks about Chinese on goldfields and sings a bit of New Chum Chinaman
  4. sings A Bushman’s Song (Travelling Down The Castlereagh)
  5. talks about shearer’s strike action in 1901.
  6. recites Clancy’s Prayer

MR GILMER

  1. sings The Limejuice Tub

MRS SUSAN COLLEY

  1. sings At Each Gate The Shearers Stood

DICK ROUGHLY

  1. tells yarn about ‘out west’ and rain.

JACK POBAR

  1. sings Click Go The Shears

JOE WATSON

  1. sings Tambaroora Ted