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Banjo Paterson (Andrew Barton)

Banjo Paterson (Andrew Barton)

1864 - 1941Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales, where he spent much of his childhood. Paterson's more notable poems include "Clancy of the Overflow" (1889), "The Man from Snowy River" (1890) and "Waltzing Matilda" (1895), regarded widely as Australia's unofficial national anthem.Read more on Wikipedia


"Ave Caesar"
"He Giveth His Beloved Sleep"
"Shouting" For A Camel
"We're All Australians Now"
A Ballad Of Ducks
A Bunch Of Roses
A Bush Christening
A Bush Lawyer
A Bushman's Song
A Change Of Menu
A Disqualified Jockey's Story
A Dog's Mistake
A Dream Of The Melbourne Cup
A Job For McGuinness
A Motor Courtship
A Mountain Station
A National Song For Australia Felix
A Nervous Governor-General
A Rule Of The A.J.C.
A Singer Of The Bush
A Song Of The Pen
A Thousand Miles Away
A Triolet
A Voice From The Town
A Walgett Episode
Ambition And Art
An Answer to Various Bards
An Emu Hunt
An Evening In Dandaloo
An Idyll Of Dandaloo
Another Fall Of Rain
Anthony Considine
Any Other Time
As Long As Your Eyes Are Blue
At The Melting Of The Snow
Australia Today 1916
Australian Scenery
Been There Before
Behind The Scenes
Benjamin Bandicoot
Billy Barlow In Australia
Black Harry's Team
Black Swans
Bold Jack Donahoo
Bourkes Dream
Bringing Home The Cows
Brumby's Run
Buffalo Country
By The Grey Gulf-Water
Cassidy's Epitaph
Clancy Of The Overflow
Colonial Experience
Conroy's Gap
Daylight Is Dying
Do They Know?
Driver Smith
Dwell Not With Me
El Mahdi To The Australian Troops
Father Riley's Horse
Fed Up
Flash Jack From Gundagai
Flying Squirrels
Frogs In Chorus
Frying Pan's Theology
Fur And Feathers
Gilhooley's Estate
Gone Down
Hard Luck
Hawker, the Standard Bearer
Hay And Hell And Booligal
High Explosive
How Gilbert Died
How M'Ginnis Went Missing
How The Favourite Beat Us
In Defence Of The Bush
In Re A Gentleman, One
In The Droving Days
In The Stable
Investigating Flora
It's Grand
Its Only A Way Hes Got
Jim Carew
Jimmy Dooley's Army
Jimmy Sago, Jackaroo
John Gilbert (Bushranger)
Johnny Boer
Johnson's Antidote
Last Week
Morgan's Dog
Moving On
Mulga Bill's Bicycle
Mulligan's Mare
Mustering Song
My Mate Bill
My Religion
Not On It
Now Listen To Me And I'll Tell You My Views
Old Australian Ways
Old Man Platypus
Old Pardon, The Son Of Reprieve
Old Schooldays
On Kiley's Run
On The Road To Gundagai
On The Trek
Only A Jockey
Opening Of The Railway Line
Our Mat
Our New Horse
Our Own Flag
Out Of Sight
Over The Range
Paddy Malone In Australia
Paddys Letter, 1857
Policeman G.
Prelude - From The Man From Snowy River And Other Verses
Reconstruction - From A Farmer's Point Of View
Riders In The Stand
Right In Front Of The Army
Rio Grande's Last Race
River Bend
Saltbush Bill
Saltbush Bill On The Patriarchs
Saltbush Bill's Gamecock
Saltbush Bill's Second Fight
Saltbush Bill, J.P.
Sam Holt
Santa Claus
Santa Claus In The Bush
Shakespeare on the Turf
Shearing At Castlereagh
Shearing With A Hoe
Song Of The Artesian Water
Song Of The Federation
Song Of The Future
Song Of The Squatter
Song Of The Wheat
Sunny New South Wales
Sunrise On The Coast
Swinging The Lead
Sydney Cup, 1899 - An Outside Trip
Tar And Feathers
That Half-Crown Sweep
That V.C.
The All Right Un
The Amateur Rider
The Angel's Kiss
The Animals That Noah Forgot: Foreward
The Army Mules
The Australian Stockman
The Ballad Of Cockatoo Dock
The Ballad Of G. R. Dibbs
The Ballad Of M. T. Nutt And His Dog
The Ballad Of That P.N.
The Ballad Of The Calliope
The Ballad Of The Carpet Bag
The Beautiful Land Of Australia
The Billy-Goat Overland
The Boss Of The Admiral Lynch
The Broken-Down Squatter
The Bushfire - An Allegory
The Bushman
The City Of Dreadful Thirst
The Corner-Man
The Dam That Keele Built
The Dauntless Three
The Daylight is Dying
The Deficit Demon (A Political Ballad)
The Diggers
The Duties Of An Aide-De-Camp
The Dying Stockman
The Eumerella Shore
The Federal Bus Conductor And The Old Lady
The First Surveyor
The Fitzroy Blacksmith
The Flying Gang
The Free Selector
The Freehold On The Plain
The Geebung Polo Club
The Ghost Of The Murderer's Hut
The Great Calamity
The Gundaroo Bullock
The Hypnotist
The Incantation
The Last Parade
The Last Trump
The Lay Of The Motor-Car
The Loafers Club
The Lost Drink
The Lost Leichhardt
The Lung Fish
The Man From Goondiwindi, Q.
The Man From Ironbark
The Man From Snowy River
The Man Who Was Away
The Maori Pig Market
The Maori's Wool
The Maranoa Drovers
The Matrimonial Stakes
The Mountain Squatter
The Murrumbidgee Shearer
The Mylora Elopement
The Old Australian Ways
The Old Bark Hut
The Old Bullock Dray
The Old Keg Of Rum
The Old Survey
The Old Timer's Steeplechase
The Old Tin Hat
The Open Steeplechase
The Overlander
The Pannikin Poet
The Passing Of Gundagai
The Pearl Diver
The Plains
The Plains Of Riverine
The Premier And The Socialist
The Protest
The Quest Eternal
The Reveille
The Reverend Mullineux
The Rhyme Of The O'Sullivan And Pro Bono Publico
The Road to Gundagai
The Road To Hogan's Gap
The Road To Old Man's Town
The Rule Of The A.J.C.
The Rum Parade
The Sausage Candidate - A Tale Of The Elections
The Scapegoat
The Scorcher And The Howling Swell
The Scottish Engineer
The Seven Ages of Wise
The Sheep-Washers Lament
The Shepherd
The Silent Shearer
The Squatter Of The Olden Time
The Squatters Man
The Stockman
The Stockmans Last Bed
The Stockmen Of Australia
The Story Of Mongrel Grey
The Stringy-Bark Cockatoo
The Swagman
The Swagman's Rest
The Traveling Post Office
The Two Devines
The Wallaby Brigade
The Wargeilah Handicap
The Weather Prophet
The Wild Colonial Boy
The Wind's Message
The Wreck Of The Golfer
There's Another Blessed Horse Fell Down
Those Names
Tom Collins
Tommy Corrigan
Two Aboriginal Songs
Uncle Bill - The Larrikin's Lament
Under The Shadow Of Kiley's Hill
Wallabi Joe
Waltzing Matilda
Weary Will
What Have The Cavalry Done?
When Dacey Rode The Mule
White Cockatoos
Who Is Kater Anyhow?
Why The Jackass Laughs
Wisdom Of Hafiz: The Philosopher Takes To Racing
With French To Kimberley
With French to Kimberley
With The Cattle
With the Cattle