End of the Earth

DESCRIPTION: "The end of the earth isn't far from here, And it's getting much darker year by year." Gum is getting harder to find, and the digger will never again see a town, or women, or his homeland -- and if he did, he'd get in trouble for punching the foreman
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker New Zealand hardtimes homesickness
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Colquhoun-NZ, p. 42, "End of the Earth" (1 text, 1 "reconstructed" tune) (p. 25 in the 1972 edition)
GarlandFaces-NZ, pp. 38, 190-191, "(The End of the Earth" (1 text plus an excerpt)

File: Colq025

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