'Banish the budget blues' by Jack Lumsdaine, 1930

Front cover of music score of 'Banish the Budget blues' by Jack Lumsdaine

Jack Lumsdaine's popular song 'Banish the budget blues' was a humorous response to Prime Minister James Scullin's 1930 Depression budget.

The music score and lyrics, as well as Lumsdaine's application for copyright, can be seen in RecordSearch by following the link below.

This record can be viewed in the National Archives RecordSearch database.

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