The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #26890   Message #327570
Posted By: Bob Bolton
26-Oct-00 - 01:12 AM
Thread Name: Add: My Old Black Billy (Edward Harrington)
Subject: RE: Tune Add: MY OLD BLACK BILLY
G'day MMario,

Just kvetching, but the 3rd line of the 1st stanza should be :

For years I've camped and toiled and tramped

The third line always has an internal rhyme (making it a limerick form).

This is a lovely song for the end of an evening ... one lead singer and all in for the chorus ... just a quiet mouth organ in the background ... It would bring a tear to a glass eye!

Regards,

Bob Bolton