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Thread #86350   Message #1606248
Posted By: Bob Bolton
16-Nov-05 - 05:41 AM
Thread Name: Lyr/Tune Req: Humping the Drum
Subject: RE: Lyrics/Tune Req: Humpin the Drum
Errr ... G'day again,

Just a few bits of that Mudcat esprit de l'escalier (or is it seven degrees of separation?):

... I notice that Peace found the words on Simply Australia: a site run by occasional 'Catter Roo and:

... Another of Graham's songs, listed for that CD, is The Country Knows the Rest, which concerns the ("accidental ...") shooting, by police, of a striking miner in 1929. As it happens, this miner (also commemorated in another traditional Australian song: Norman Brown) was the uncle of another Aussie 'Catter, JennieG!

(Just picking up the stray threads ... while I can still remember what they are!)