Rowdy Mob, The
DESCRIPTION: "This Ballarat's a curious spot, At least I'm sure I've found it so." He describes the hard times he's had mining. He courted a girl named Sal, but her boyfriend beat him up. Even the police chase him in Ballarat, which is governed by "a rowdy mob."
AUTHOR: Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)? (source: AndersonStory)
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: humorous mining courting hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 54-56, "The Rowdy Mob" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [26 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 AndersonStory. - RBW
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