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Post by Dreamweaver » 08 Jul 2018, 18:53

Good to hear Don again, it's a long time since I heard his great children's songs.
Donald Richard Spencer OAM, is an Australian children's television presenter, singer-songwriter, guitarist and musician.
Wikipedia . Born: 22 March 1941 (age 77 years), Tamworth
Here's the old 'Coo-ee Mary: My Little Gum Tree Queen ' 1908 by Frank G King
Words below, music at

National Library of AUSTRALIA
Coo-ee Mary: My Little Gum Tree Queen

Where the gum trees wave and sway
On a Station far away
where the wild birds cry in haunts unseen
dwells a country maid so fair
laughing eyes and golden hair
I've christened her my gum tree queen
when the moon behind the clouds is hiding, I'm riding
to her home beneath those trees so tall
when I see her window brightly gleaming
and beaming in ecstacy I loudly call

Coo-ee Mary
My little gum tree queen
Coo-ee Mary
over the woodland green
I'm riding on my pony
with a view to matrimony
Coo-ee Mary
My little gum tree queen

Every evening by her side
down the woodland track I ride
while the moonbeams peep through foliage green
she has promised me that soon
on a happy honeymoon
she'll be my little gum tree queen
wedding bells will then be gaily ringing, and swinging
country folk from near and far will throng
how our hearts will then be gaily beating
and repeating in joyful tones the same old song

I dream, therefore I am.

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