Broken-Hearted Shearer, The

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a broken-hearted shearer and ashamed to show my face." Having earned a good cheque, he heads to Sydney and falls in love with a barmaid. He spends freely and ends up broke. She tells him she is married, so he is left with neither money nor girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: sheep work money hardtimes courting rejection wife
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 184-185, "The Broken-Hearted Shearer" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: AnSt184

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