German Girls, The

DESCRIPTION: "I once fell deep in love, sir, In a true colonial way, WIth a German girl who played and sung in the 'Union' Bar all day." New to Australia, he is beguiled and wastes much money in the bar. She changes workplaces; he follows her until his cash runs out
AUTHOR: "Coxon" (source: AndersonStory)
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: music money immigration foreigner courting travel rejection Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Anderson-StoryOfAustralianFolksong, pp. 66-68, "The German Girls" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9105
cf. "My Only Love" (theme of following a woman for her music)
File: AnSo066

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