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Thread #66116   Message #1997064
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
14-Mar-07 - 08:58 PM
Thread Name: origins: The Dutchman (Michael Smith): meanings?
Subject: RE: origins: The Dutchman (Michael Smith): meaning
I'd have thought he's just musing on the transitory nature of life, and hanging it the fact there was a Tutankhamen exhibition on when he was writing it, maybe, the same as there is in London right now.

Here are the lyrics for Dead Egyptian Blues, on a site with other Michael Smith songs.