Paddy Malone

DESCRIPTION: "Oh! My name is Paddy Malone, or 'twas so in Tipperary," but he chose to emigrate to Australia and now regrets it: He lost his master's sheep, was kicked by his bullock team; he will now head to town to try something safer
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Paterson, _Old Bush Songs_)
KEYWORDS: Australia emigration animal humorous
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (4 citations):
AndersonStory, pp. 163-165, "(Paddy Malone)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 97-101, "Paddy Malone" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Bill Wannan, _The Australians: Yarns, ballads and legends of the Australian tradition_, 1954 (page references are to the 1988 Penguin edition), pp. 187-188, "Paddy Malone in Australia" (1 text)
Bill Beatty, _A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions_, 1960 (I use the 1969 Walkabout Paperbacks edition), pp. 273-275, "Paddy Malone in Australia" (1 text)

Roud #9111
File: PFS097

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