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Calling Australia
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Creator : Danvers, Dorothy
Place Of Creation : [Adelaide, S. Aust.?]
Date of creation : 1942?]
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Fewer songs were published in Australia during the Second World War. Paper was scarce, songwriters were less prevalent than during WWI and the popularity of the radio and overseas sound recordings all played a part.
Popular Australian patriotic music from this period includes Just a Brown Slouch Hat (1942) by comedian George Wallace, Wake up! Wake up! Australia (1942) by Alfred Hill and V for Victory (1941) by South Australian Peter Dawson.

Coverage year : 1942
Period : 1939-1945
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

The Oxford companion to Australian music , Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997

Currency companion to music & dance in Australia , Sydney : Currency House in association with Currency Press, 2003

Holmes, Robyn. The collector's book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

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