Friday 9 August 2019

Fran Shaw's songsheets - Part 4. Camp Songs, Dept of Education, Phys Education Branch.

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In 1995 Chrissie Shaw, daughter of early members Rod & Fran Shaw gave us items from her parents' collections, including 2 manilla folders of song sheets, many of them undated. Dated song sheets range from 1957 to 1961.

            foolscap pages are scanned in 2 sections.

Fran Shaw's songsheets - Part 1, Bush Music Club Song Sheets dated 1956 & 1957, & undated 

Anniversaries - Bush Music Club's 2nd Anniversary, 1956 - Fran Shaw's Song Sheets, part 2

Fran Shaw's Songsheets, Part 3. Miscellaneous sets & papers

Fran Shaw's songsheets - Part 5, Talks on bush music

Singabout 2(3) Dec 1957

Extract from talk, Women & the Australian Bush Song, given by Fran to the English Association in 1959 regarding creation of Camp Songs folders

AUSTRALIAN FOLK SONGS - Camp songs for fun (
foolscap folder )

Dept of Education, Phys Education Branch 

15 songs listed on cover, only no. 7, BY THE EUMERALLA SHORE survives

Widgegoweera Joe
Click go the Shears
Botany Bay
The Overlander
A Nautical Yarn
marella Shore
Old Black Billy
Eubalong Ball
Moreton Bay
Banks of the Condamine
The Old Bullock Dray
Springtime Brings on the Shearing
Stockmans Last Bed
Waltzing Matilda


plus 3 sheets from other Camp Songs sets

Folk Songs No. 1 - Pokare Kare

Folk song 4. Five Wild Swans

Sheet No. 3  Witchcraft

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