Tent Poles are Rotten, The

DESCRIPTION: "The tent poles are rotten, and the campfires dead And the possums they ramble in the trees overhead. I'm out on the wallaby, I'm humping my drum..." The singer describes the pleasures and virtues of a wanderer's life
AUTHOR: Words:Henry Lawson (1867-1922) (various tunes used)
KEYWORDS: rambling Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 188-189, "The Tent Poles are Rotten" (1 text, 1 tune)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 105, "(Now the tent poles are rotten/On the Wallaby)" (1 text)

File: FaE188

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