Bullockies' Ball, The

DESCRIPTION: The bullock drivers hear word that there is to be a ball. They descend in great numbers. The drink flows freely, and the girls are not shy. Soon a brawl breaks out, and many of the partygoers wind up covered with loose food and/or bruises
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1968
KEYWORDS: fight drink party
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 110-111, "The Bullockies' Ball" (1 text+fragments, 1 tune)
DT, BULLBALL*
ADDITIONAL: A. K. MacDougall, _An Anthology of Classic Australian Lore_ (earlier published as _The Big Treasury of Australian Foiklore_), The Five Mile Press, 1990, 2002, pp. 187-188, "The Bullockies' Ball" (1 text)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Finnegan's Wake" [Laws Q17] (theme)
NOTES: Meredith and Anderson consider this a parody of "Finnegan's Wake" [Laws Q17] - RBW
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File: MA110

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