“When You Go to Get Your Shears”


"When you go to get your shears You're not allowed to pick. The first pair that you collar, Then it's to that pair you stick. It is the boss's orders; If you do not like the trick, You can go somewhere else to look for shearing."


  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 281-282, "When You Go to Get Your Shears" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA281


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1968
Keywords: sheep work Australia boss
Found in: Australia