Jog Along Till Shearing

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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1953 (collected from Joe Cashmere)
KEYWORDS: sheep rambling Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 86-87, "Jog Along Till Shearing" (1 text, 1 tune)
AndersonStory, pp. 181-183, "Jog Along Till Shearing" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 142-143, "Jog Along 'til Shearing" (1 text, 1 tune)
Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 190-191, "Jog Along Till Shearing" (1 text)

cf. "Bow Wow Wow" (tune) and references there
cf. "The Big Gun Shearer" (plot)
File: MA086

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