Flash Colonial Barman, The

DESCRIPTION: "Since I've been in this colony I've written many a song" about the characters who inhabit it. Now it's time to sing of the barman. He is a Yankee who dresses up and thinks highly of himself. The "shine" has come off him, but he hopes to regain it
AUTHOR: Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)? (source: AndersonStory)
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: drink emigration Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Anderson-StoryOfAustralianFolksong, pp. 49-51, "The Flash Colonial Barman" (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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