“The Drought”


The singer describes the troubles of Australia during drought, and observes, "You curse this bloomin' country for she's only fit for black." The singer notes that, if you survive until it rains, then the flies and mosquitoes will torture you instead

Cross references


  1. Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 158-159, "The Drought" (1 text)
  2. BI, MCB158


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1987
Keywords: hardtimes Australia
Found in: Australia