Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Extracts from Singabout - the early songwriters - Stan Wakefield (1906 - 1962)








The Bush Music Club published many new songs & poems in Singabout, Journal of Australian Folk Song between 1956 and 1967. This series lists the works of these writers and provides biographical information where possible.










Singabout Vol 4(4), 1962


Alan Scott & Janet Wakefield, 1980s (Maher Collection)





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Stan Wakefield

 

These songs were published in 1966 - 
Songs of Australia words and music by Stan Wakefield, edited by John Meredith for the Bush Music Club.  Southern Music Publishing, Sydney, 1966. Bush Music Club Series no. 2.


 


The Rueful Rabbit words & music by Stan Wakefield 1(1)




Songs of Australia A song for children by Stan Wakefield 1(3)



Shining Moon A song for children, words & music by Stan Wakefield 2(1)




Wallaby Liz words & music by Stan Wakefield 2(3)


The Dogwood Itch words & music by Stan Wakefield 2(4)



The Kookaburra Laughed - words & music by Stan Wakefield 3(1)



Pelican Joe - words & music by Stan Wakefield 3(4)



The Stock Route Again - words & music by Stan Wakefield 3(4)



When Regan Sat on His Spurs - adapted from an old bush yarn by Stan Wakefield 4(1)





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