DESCRIPTION: "Now Herechi told the council, Said much benefit they'd reap," offering to survey the town for a low price, though the surveyors say he will cost more. The song lists the various odd locals -- the excess barber, the incompetent drivers and fishermen
AUTHOR: Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)?
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: humorous moniker worker money
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Anderson-StoryOfAustralianFolksong, pp. 69-71, "Castlemaine" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [29 words]: For brief background on Charles Thatcher's career, see the notes to "Where's Your License?" For an extensive collection of his songs, see Anderson-StoryOfAustralianFolksong. - RBW
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