Sunday, 1 July 2018

Moondyne Joe and other Sandgroper Ballads (1969) by L.G. Montgomery

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In April 1969 Western Australian member Mr L. G. Montgomery renewed his membership and enclosed copies of 2 songsheets he had published - Moondyne Joe and other Sandgroper ballads, and The Wildflower Songsheet of Australian Ballads. 




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In the Bush Music Club newsletter the Songsheets were credited to LG Montgomery, the "Sandgroper"


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The Victorian Folk Music Club published two songs from the Moondyne Joe Songsheet in the December 1969 issue of their journal Australian Tradition, crediting them to the Perth Bush Music Club. Thanks to the Victorian Folk Music Club for permission to reproduce these pages

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The folder came in 2 colours, and both contained an extra song.

8.  Moondyne Joe came with black or green covers, and contained words & music for
Moondyne Joe, Canning Stock Route, Down in The  Gold Mine and  Coast of New Holland. The folders included a single songsheet - The Ballad of Ned Kelly (green cover) and The Canning Stockroute (black cover)





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