The Bush Girl

Track 5 “Greatest Australian Songs Volume 2” DVD.
Available at – order at “The Bush Girl” – written by the legendary Australian poet Henry Lawson in 1906 as part of his “When I Was King” collection, it has over time evolved into a beautiful sad folk song about a young woman, living on a remote farm and her love for a handsome young suitor who leaves her to sail to England. Emma Hamilton’s haunting vocals help evoke the imagery in “the ghostly grey dawn, She waits by the sliprails for you”….

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