Give Me a Hut

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, give me a hut in my own native land... I don't care how far in the bush it may be, If there's one faithful heart that will share it with me." The singer praises Australia and the life there, and hopes that someone will be willing to share said life
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Paterson's _Old Bush Songs_)
KEYWORDS: Australia marriage loneliness
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, p. 137, "Native Mate" (1 text, 1 tune)
AndersonStory, pp. 140-141, "Native Mate" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 118-119, "Oh, Give Me a Hut" (1 text, 1 tune)
Manifold-PASB, p. 103, "Oh, Give Me a Hut" (1 text, 1 tune)
Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 255-256, "Australia for Me" (1 text, probably deliberately modified, 1 tune)
Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 155-157, "Oh, Give Me a Hut in My Own Native Land" (1 text)

cf. "My Gumtree Canoe" (tune)
File: MA137

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