“The Kelly Gang Were Strong”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1982
Keywords: outlaw Australia police
Found in: Australia

Description

"Oh, the Kelly gang were strong, And bent on doing wrong, In spite of Captain Standish and his men... And when they cross the border, They'll find bobbies all in order To beat them at the same old game."

Notes

This uses a tune reportedly similar to the music hall piece, "Strolling Down the Old Kent Road." - RBW

Cross references

References

  1. Meredith/Covell/Brown, p. 28, "The Kelly Gang Were Strong" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MCH028