“The Old Palmer Song”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964
Keywords: river gold travel
Found in: Australia


"The wind is fair and free, my boys... The steamer's course is north, my boys, And the palmer we will see." The singer encourages his listeners to come with him to the gold fields; by working together, they can prosper

Historical references


  1. Manifold-PASB, pp. 38-39, "The Old Palmer Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, PASB038