“My Name is Ben Hall”

Author: Tune fitted by J. S. Manifold
Earliest date: 1964
Keywords: abuse outlaw police Australia

Description

"My name is Ben Hall, from Murrurundi I came; The cause of my turn-out you all know the same... I was forced to the bush my sorrows to drown." Hall recalls his skill as a robber, and toasts his imprisoned companions

Notes

Based on something found in Paterson's _Old Bush Songs_, but significantly modified by Manifold. The result probably does not qualify as original. For background, see the several other Ben Hall songs. - RBW

Cross references

References

  1. Manifold-PASB, p. 47, "My Name is Ben Hall" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, PASB047