Gutboard Blues

DESCRIPTION: "I'm off down the road ev're morning 'bout eight, Going down to the job, and it's a job I hate. Hackin', cuttin' mutton gut on a contract basis." The sheep guts never stop coming; it's hot and smelly and he's splashed with acid, with the "gutboard blues"
AUTHOR: Dave Jordan
EARLIEST DATE: 1968 (Colquhoun-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker hardtimes technology sheep food
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Colquhoun-NZ, p. 81, "Gutboard Blues" (1 text, 1 tune) (p. 61 in the 1972 edition)
RECORDINGS:
Dave Calder, "Gutboard Blues" (on NZSongYngCntry)
File: Colq061

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