Green New Chum, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all of you assembled here, Just listen for a while... you can see with half an eye That I'm a green new chum." The singer went mining, had many troubles and little luck -- and now, with experience, looks and laughs at the next green new chum
AUTHOR: probably Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: mining hardtimes humorous
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Anderson-StoryOfAustralianFolksong, pp. 27-28, "Green New Chum" (1 text, 1 tune)
Anderson-GoldrushSongster, pp. 76-77, "The Green New Chum" (1 text, 1 tune)
Anderson/Thatcher-GoldDiggersSongbook, pp. 9-10, "The Green New Chum" (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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