Shores of Botany Bay, The
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, I'm on my way down to the quay, Where a big ship now does lay...." When the singer's boss tells him he will have to work harder to keep his job, Pat gives it up and heads for Australia. He rejoices to get away from brickwork.
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Tritton/Meredith)
KEYWORDS: work Australia emigration
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 271-272, "The Shores of Botany Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)
Tritton/Meredith, p. 84, "The Shores of Botany Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)
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