Taking His Chance

DESCRIPTION: Bushranger Jack Dean comes to the door of the inn and dances with May Carney. Although all know he is an outlaw, the bushmen do not betray him. But at last someone notifies the police. Dean is shot and killed as he prepares to flee
AUTHOR: Henry Lawson (1867-1922)
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Tritton/Meredith)
KEYWORDS: outlaw death police Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 270-271, "Taking His Chance" (1 text, 1 tune)
Tritton/Meredith, pp. 77-78, "Taking His Chance" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #22627
File: MA270

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