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Published 1 May 1981 in Volume 10 No. 1. Subjects: Authorship, Ballads.
Cite as: Wilde, W. H.. ‘The Crows Kept Flyin’ up : Old Bush Song or Mary Gilmore Ballad?.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, 1981, doi: 10.20314/als.eb1a882d07.
The author traces the history of an originally Irish folk song ‘Sweet Mary of Kilmore’ that never made it into Australian folklore collections. He argues…