MRS PEG COLLINS


MRS PEG COLLINS

Perth
1974

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Mrs Collins had this song from her mother when they lived in New Zealand. Her mother had been living in Sunshine at the time of the accident and had learnt the song soon after.

The Sunshine Railway Disaster

 

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Learnt from mother who lived in Melbourne before moving to Auckland.

Goodbye Melbourne

 

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Mrs Collin’s version of ‘Billo’ is set in New Zealand where her mother lived for many years. This ditty certainly got around.

Billo

 

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Mrs Collins also sang

The Little Boy Called Taps
and before singing the Sunshine Railway Disaster she sang
If Those Lips Could Only Speak.

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