SOUTH AUSTRALIA

 

In South Australia I was born
Heave away, haul away
In South Australia 'round Cape Horn
We're bound for South Australia

Chorus:
Haul away you rolling king
Heave away, Haul away
Haul away oh 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 we wallop around Cape Horn
You'll wish to God you'd never been born

I wish I was on Australia's strand
With a bottle of whiskey in my hand