Flash Stockman, The

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a stockman by me trade, And me name is Ugly Dave, I'm old and grey and I've only got one eye...." The stockman boasts of his amazing skill at his trade -- so great that "You can cut me fair in two, For I'm much too bloody good to be in one."
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: bragging horse work Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Fahey-Eureka-SongsThatMadeAustralia, pp. 166-167, "The Flash Stockman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Paterson/Fahey/Seal-OldBushSongs-CentenaryEdition, pp. 224-225, "The Flash Stockman" (1 text)
Scott-ACollectorsNotebook-31TraditionalSongs, p. 14, "The Flash Stockman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ward-PenguinBookOfAustralianBallads, pp. 129-130, "The Flash Stockman" (1 text)

Roud #22616
File: FaE166

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