South Australia

Recorded by the Clancy, O'Connell, & Clancy on "Wlid & Wasteful Ocean"
Suggested Key=C

Note: On "Wild & Wasteful" Liam does this a cappella. The early Clancy recordings use accompaniment.

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In South Australia I was born!

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Heave away! Haul away!

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In South Australia round Cape Horn!

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We're bound for South Australia!

    Haul away, you rolling king,
    Heave away! Haul away!
    Haul away and hear me sing
    We're bound for South Australia!

As I walked out one morning fair,
'Twas there I met Miss Nancy Blair.

I shook her up, I shook her down,
I shook her round and round the town.

There ain't but one thing grieves my mind,
To leave Miss Nancy Blair behind.

And as you wallop round Cape Horn,
You'll wish to Christ you'd never been born!


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