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A.L. Lloyd: The Old Bush Songs

A.L. Lloyd: The Old Bush Songs (Larrikin LRF 354)

The Old Bush Songs
A.L. Lloyd

Larrikin LRF 354 CD (CD, Australia, 1994)

This is a compilation of A.L. Lloyd's recordings of Australian songs on the Wattle and Topic records labels.

Recording selection and executive production by Warren Fahey;
Master tapes licensed from Topic Records, London;
CD cover: Patrick William Marony, ‘Starlight's Hold-up at the Dance Hall’, oil on canvas, courtesy of National Library of Australia

Review

Tracks

  1. Waltzing Matilda (Roud 9536; Henry H566) (2.46)
  2. The Kelly Gang (Roud 22593) (3.30)
  3. The Drover's Dream (Roud 5473) (2.53)
  4. The Cockies of Bungaree (Roud 20415) (5.52)
  5. Flash Jack from Gundagai (Roud 24704) (2.06)
  6. Bluey Brink (Roud 3317) (3.10)
  7. Brisbane Ladies (Roud 21114) (3.27)
  8. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.11)
  9. Bold Jack Donahue (Roud 611) (3.48)
  10. The Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (5.34)
  11. The Hold-Up at Eugowra Rocks (2.17)
  12. Euabalong Ball (2.24)
  13. Rocking the Cradle (Roud 357) (2.46)
  14. Lachlan Tigers (2.29)
  15. The Lime-Juice Tub (Roud 22605) (1.45)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson

#1, 10-12 and 15 are from The Great Australian Legend: A Panorama of Bush Balladry and Song (Topic 12T203, 1971)
#2, 3, and 13 are from First Person (Topic 12T118, 1966)
#4-5 and 7-9 are from The Banks of the Condamine and Other Bush Songs (Wattle C4, 1957) and Outback Ballads (Topic 12T51, 1960)
#6 and 14 are from Across the Western Plains (Wattle D1, 1958) and Outback Ballads (Topic 12T51, 1960)