Kumara Volunteers' Song

DESCRIPTION: "Now all you larrikin volunteers, Just listen a while to me, But don't you get frightened If the Russians cross the sea." Having beaten them at Crimean, we can beat them again "If they come up the Taramakau." Volunteer militia are urged to drill
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Christchurch "Press," according to Bailey/Roth-NZ)
KEYWORDS: Russia New Zealand battle soldier
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1885 - Russian War Scare (source: Bailey/Roth-NZ)
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bailey/Roth-NZ, p. 72, "Kumara Volunteers' Song" (1 text, tune referenced)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Bow Wow Wow" (tune) and references there
cf. "The Russian Scare" (subject of the Russian War Scare)
File: BaRo072

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