“The Carrier's Song”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1984
Keywords: travel nonballad
Found in: Australia

Description

About the roads of Australia: "It's strange to know the once good tracks we can no longer trust, sir... Dust! Dust! Dust! Along the roads there's nothing there but dust, dust, dust." He calls for rain, and soon "nothing there but rain, rain, rain"

Cross references

References

  1. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 104-105, "The Carrier's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, FaE104