As the Black Billy Boils

DESCRIPTION: "As the black billy boils At the end of the whare, I remember the time When I lived in a hurry... And I was a very young new chum." "Now I've mended my ways, And I never have a worry, And it's thanks to the Kauri gum!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker New Zealand
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Colquhoun-NZ, p. 45, "As the Black Billy Boils" (1 text, 1 modern tune) (p. 26 in the 1972 edition)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 189, "(As the Black Billy Boils" (1 short text)

RECORDINGS:
Dave Skinner, "As the Black Billy Boils" (on NZSongYngCntry)
File: Colq026

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