The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #60570   Message #1000695
Posted By: IanC
12-Aug-03 - 04:27 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Black Velvet Band (variations)
Subject: BvB ... F - Meredith & Anderson, "Folksongs of Aus
F - Meredith & Anderson, "Folksongs of Australia 1" (1967) pp.192-193
(A fragment from Sally Sloane, Lithgow, New South Wales. It originated with Billy Page the Parkes goldminer)

The judge he passed sentence next morning,
And a free trip to Van Diemens Land –
Far away from my friends and relations,
And the girl with the black velvet band.