“The First of the Emigrants”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1951
Keywords: emigration travel ship money return
Found in: US(MA)

Description

The singer is leaving England for Australia. He describes how the voyage began, and the difficult passage itself. Now settled in Australia, and prosperous, he prepares to go back to England in far better style than he left

Cross references

References

  1. Doerflinger, pp. 149-151, "The First of the Emigrants" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Hugill, pp. 523-525, "Bound to Australia" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 383-384]
  3. DT, FRSTEMIG*
  4. Roud #9434
  5. BI, Doe149