First of the Emigrants, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer is leaving England for Australia. He describes how the voyage began, and the difficult passage itself. Now settled in Australia, and prosperous, he prepares to go back to England in far better style than he left
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: emigration travel ship money return
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Doerflinger, pp. 149-151, "The First of the Emigrants" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hugill, pp. 523-525, "Bound to Australia" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 383-384]
DT, FRSTEMIG*

Roud #9434
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Jock Stewart (The Man You Don't Meet Every Day)" (tune, meter, chorus)
File: Doe149

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