“Paddy Malone”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1905 (Paterson, _Old Bush Songs_)
Keywords: Australia emigration animal humorous
Found in: Australia

Description

"Oh! My name is Paddy Malone, or 'twas so in Tipperary," but he chose to emigrate to Australia and now regrets it: He lost his master's sheep, was kicked by his bullock team; he will now head to town to try something safer

References

  1. Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 97-101, "Paddy Malone" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9111
  3. BI, PFS097