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Percustard Songs of Australian Working Life (35) RE: Songs of Australian Working Life 19 Jun 02


Thanks again Bob.

And so as not to waste a post here is some info on Fahey's book.

From

http://www.celt.com.au/austsong.html

Eureka - The songs that Made Australia compiled by Warren Fahey The 106 songs in this Eureka Collection offer a rare key to the treasure chest of Australia's past and present. The songs are mainly the old traditional songs composed by disgruntled bush workers, optimistic gold seekers, men and women who tramped the old bush tracks during the lean times of the 1890's and 1930's. There are the later songs of industrial growth on the coal fields, songs about love, about leisure and songs about the future. Book sizeA4, contains 20 pages, 106 songs with words, melody and chords and history.


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