Flash Sydney Shearers, The

DESCRIPTION: "You've heard of the flash Sydney shearers, They're the flashest of men out of town." The singer tells of how they boast and fail to perfom: "He'll whip anything in creation, And ends up whipping the cat." Returning to town, they go on the dole
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1996 (Patterson/Fahey/Seal)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes sheep
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 183-185, "The Flash Sydney Shearers" (1 text)
cf. "Springtime It Brings on the Shearing, The (On the Wallaby Track)" (form)
File: PFS183

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