Dug-Out in the True

DESCRIPTION: "I am just a poor old shearer, I am stationed on the board... But I'm happy as a clam, in this land of ewes and lams, In my tick-bound, bug-bound dugout in the true." There is wool everywhere. The dugout is ill-made and windy. He wishes he had a girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker sheep home loneliness
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Colquhoun-NZ, p, 88, Dug-Out in the True" (1 text, 1 tune) (p. 50 in the 1972 edition)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 155, "(Dug-out in the True" (1 text)

RECORDINGS:
Bill Taylor, "Dug-Out in the True" (on NZSongYngCntry)
File: Colq050

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