My Old Black Billy

Title : My Old Black Billy

Composer : Words are by Ted Harrington, and the music by Roy Jeffries (1915). Harrington (18951966) was an Australian poet and short story

Composer : writer, the last of the bush balladists. He served in Palestine with the Australian Light Horse and took part in the charge on Beersheba.

Composer : Like many returned soldiers his health never recovered from his war experiences, but he kept up his writing.

Key : C

Parts : Verse