“Flash Jack from Gundagai”


The singer describes all the places he has sheared -- and some of the problems he's faced. He declares, "They know me round the country as Flash Jack from Gundagai." When possible, he prefers "Shearing for old Tom Patterson on the One Tree Plain."


  • A. L. Lloyd, "Flash Jack from Gundagai" (on Lloyd3, Lloyd10) (Lloyd4, Lloyd8)


  1. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 146, "Flash Jack from Gundagai" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Manifold-PASB, pp. 134-135, "Flash Jack from Gundagai" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 243-245, "Flash Jack from Gundagai" (1 text)
  4. BI, FaE146


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1905 (Paterson's _Old Bush Songs_)
Found in: Australia