ARTHUR RUSSELL


ARTHUR RUSSELL

Maryborough, Qld
Recorded June 73.

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Mr Russell was a retired station hand. He was born in 1902 and started work in 1913 on Mahoon Station, Qld. Talks about life as a station-hand.


“We used to sing this when we went into town:

The McGildy boys are happy
The McGildy boys are free
The McGildy boys are happy when they are out upon the spree
They never never quarrel and they never disagree

Because the motto of the McGildy boys is: come and have a drink with me.

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