“The Gun Canecutter”


The canecutter is struggling to survive, and "there's no joy for me, I got to cook my own tea, So I think I will marry a slutter." He needs her to help him with his work, so he hopes she'll "look into me eyes, she'll fall for me lies..."


  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 106-107, "The Gun Canecutter" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA106


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1968
Keywords: wife work Australia
Found in: Australia