“The Carrier's Song”


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


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


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