Black Swans, The

DESCRIPTION: "The restless shadows by me flit, And day will soon be o'er." The digger sees black swans fly by as he digs gum. He's fifty miles from a town, ten from the nearest pub. As the black swans mark the end of a dull day, they will in time bring the end of life
AUTHOR: E. L. Eyre? (soure: GarlandFaces-NZ)c
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker loneliness New Zealand bird
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Colquhoun-NZ, p. 40, "Black Swans" (1 text, 1 modern tune) (p. 23 in the 1972 edition)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 191, "(Black Swans)" (1 text)

RECORDINGS:
Dave Calder, "Black Swans" (on NZSongYngCntry)
File: Colq023

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