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Lyr Req: Outside Track (Henry Lawson)-answered

05 Oct 03 - 05:29 PM (#1030098)
Subject: looking for title of a song and words
From: GUEST

somtime ago I heard a song that i think is about an englishman who is going back to australia after a few years and so he has one last night out with his mates. I know garnet rogers has covered this as well as gordon bok.

but i do not know the name of the song. nor do i have the words or what bok recording it may be on thanks.


05 Oct 03 - 06:03 PM (#1030107)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Amos

Awful little to go on -- do you have any phrases or particular images fromt he song?

A


05 Oct 03 - 06:28 PM (#1030117)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Stewie

If it's the other way round - returning to England - you could be referring to Lawson's 'Outside Track' which may be found easily with a forum search.

--Stewie.


05 Oct 03 - 07:08 PM (#1030150)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: nancyjo

Well, this would be a rather tedious way to go about it, but you could go to allmusic.com. Both artist's are included there. Go to their album listings, most of which list the tracks. And compare tracks, looking for one that both artists recorded. Just a thought.

nancyjo


05 Oct 03 - 07:15 PM (#1030157)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Helen

Garnet Rogers has a CD called The Outside Track, with that song on it.

Helen


05 Oct 03 - 07:29 PM (#1030164)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Stewie

'Outside Track' is also on Bok, Muir and Trickett 'Harbors Home' with Bok singing lead. Lawson's poem in the forum: Click Here

--Stewie.


05 Oct 03 - 07:32 PM (#1030166)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: GUEST

thank you all. I apreciate it. thats the one.


05 Oct 03 - 07:52 PM (#1030175)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Charley Noble

And you can find discussion of the composer, Poet Henry Lawson, and "Outside Track" including some missing verses by doing a "thread search." It's a fine song.

Charley Noble


05 Oct 03 - 08:02 PM (#1030178)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Leadfingers

And its a guy LEAVING Australia , NOT going back there


05 Oct 03 - 08:16 PM (#1030188)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Bill D

and it's best to put something ABOUT the song IN the thread name. Imagine if we had 24 threads going with "need the name of a song" as the title.


05 Oct 03 - 08:22 PM (#1030191)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Q (Frank Staplin)

A reminder that a whole bunch of Lawson (inc. The Outside Track) and material by other authors of interest to Australians at: Words

Just go to "verse- title index" if you know the title, or look for Lawson under L of "Author index." Essays and short stories by Lawson as well as verse.

Books and short stories by quite a number of people; a very good website.


05 Oct 03 - 09:29 PM (#1030210)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: Charley Noble

Leadfingers-

No, it's more about the guy who's left behind after all his mates are gone, and he's left drinking to the bar room wall.

Charley Noble


06 Oct 03 - 01:23 PM (#1030652)
Subject: RE: looking for title of a song and words
From: McGrath of Harlow

Left behind in an Australian pub, that is. His mates have gone for all kinds of reason - some left the country, come just got married and stopped coming down to the pub. How it goes.