Irishman's Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Sure it's just about ten years ago, as near as I can tell" when the singer set out for Australia. On arrival, he gets drunk and spends most of his money -- but finds a job and is quickly promoted; he's married and happy -- and recalls his warm welcome
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1983 (Meredith/Tritton-DukeOfTheOutback)
KEYWORDS: immigration drink worker home
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Tritton-DukeOfTheOutback, pp. 90-91, "The Irishman's Song" (1 text, tune referenced)
cf. "Shearing at Castlereigh" (tune, according to Meredith/Tritton-DukeOfTheOutback)
File: TrMe090

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