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“Under A Burning Sun”, “The Boys And The Girls” and “No One To Welcome Me Home” [Three Song Lyrics]

c1860s. Letterpress leaflet, 24.6 x 18.7cm (paper). Repaired tears and missing portions. Laid down with acid-free tissue.

The lyrics of the song Under A Burning Sun appear to refer to the gold rush in Australia, where the protagonist of the song makes his fortune by toiling “under the burning sun”, before returning home to Great Britain. The lyrics begin with “Some years ago I set sail for / a land across the sea, / where I was told, that heaps of gold / and fortune waited me…”

Item #CL181-52

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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