Skip to main content

Australian Folksongs and Ballads

Australian Folksongs and Ballads

John Greenway performs a sampling of the 400 folksongs he collected in Australia. A renowned American Folklorist specializing in songs of social protest, Greenway was best known for maintaining that protest songs are folksongs as well. This album gathers a variety of folksongs that tell of Australian History and folklore. Liner notes include detailed information on each song, with an introduction on Australia’s relationship to folk music.

Track Listing

101
Botany Bay John Greenway 2:39
102
Old Bullock Dray John Greenway 2:43
103
The Dying Stockman John Greenway 2:09
104
Bluey Brink John Greenway 2:07
105
One of the Has-Beens John Greenway 1:57
106
Brisbane Ladies John Greenway 3:14
107
Castlereagh River John Greenway 2:06
108
Click go the Shears John Greenway 2:23
109
Bold Jack Donahue John Greenway 5:18
110
Wild Colonial Boy John Greenway 3:07
201
Waltzing Matilda (Queensland Version) John Greenway 2:15
202
The Dog Sat on the Tucker Box John Greenway 1:21
203
Lazy Harry's John Greenway 2:52
204
Ben Hall John Greenway 2:58
205
Wallaby Stew John Greenway 1:51
206
Les Darcy John Greenway 1:19
207
Stockman's Last Bed John Greenway 1:58
208
Peter Clarke John Greenway 3:29
209
Cockies of Bungaree John Greenway 3:28
210
Wild Rover No More John Greenway 3:24

.