“Jog Along Till Shearing”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1953 (collected from Joe Cashmere)
Keywords: sheep rambling Australia
Found in: Australia

Description

"The truth, it's in my song so clear Without a word of gammon: The swagmen travel all the year Waiting for the lambin'." The shearers work when they must, drink when they can, and scratch along until the next shearing season begins

Cross references

References

  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 86-87, "Jog Along Till Shearing" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 142-143, "Jog Along 'til Shearing" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 190-191, "Jog Along Till Shearing" (1 text)
  4. DT, JOGSHEAR*
  5. BI, MA086