Gold's a Wonderful Thing

DESCRIPTION: "Gold's a wonderful thing, what a change it can make, 'Tis the great civiliser... It peoples the country; wherever it's found, There's certain to be a great rush to the ground." The song lists some who grew rich, and the gold-seekers and girls who follow
AUTHOR: probably Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: gold humorous travel
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Colquhoun-NZ, p. 56, "Gold's a Wonderful Thing" (1 text, 1 tune) (p. 34 in the 1972 edition)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 95, "(Olden Days of Lake Wakitipu)" (1 short text)

File: Colq034

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