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The Man They Call The Banjo

Nature of event: Musical Drama: The Man They Call the Banjo

Where: Port Fairy Lecture Hall, Sackville St, Port Fairy, 

When:  Friday January 8th 2016 at 7.30 pm… 248 more words

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Here is a positively delicious adjective if you can find the right moment to use it:

evanescent (adj) – soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.

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The Old Keg Of Rum - Banjo Paterson

My name is old Jack Palmer,

I’m a man of olden days,

And so I wish to sing a song

To you of olden praise. … 559 more words

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The Lost Drink - Banjo Paterson

I had spent the night in the watch-house —

My head was the size of three —

So I went and asked the chemist

To fix up a drink for me; … 212 more words

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The Plains - Banjo Paterson

A land, as far as the eye can see, where the waving grasses grow

Or the plains are blackened and burnt and bare, where the false mirages go… 102 more words

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The Shepherd - Banjo Paterson 

He wore an old blue shirt the night that first we met,

An old and tattered cabbage-tree concealed his locks of jet;

His footsteps had a languor, his voice a husky tone; … 197 more words

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The Swagman - Banjo Paterson

Kind friends, pray give attention

To this, my little song.

Some rum things I will mention,

And I’ll not detain you long.

Up and down this country… 315 more words

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