"Prettiest Girl In The Kimberley" as written by and John Williamson....
Where is the glory when war is won
A man hits the bottle and belts his son
So I ran away to the Cattle Run
Where I learned to fight and swallow rum
And I learned to go barefoot you see
Just like an Aborigine
For one of their tribe belonged to me
The Prettiest Girl in the Kimberley

Oooh . . .

But I could not marry the girl I adore
Black and white was against the law
They chain you up to a Boab Tree
For kissing an Aborigine

But a ringer's heart is immune to pain
A bull rips your leg and you carry on
You clench your teeth and you cry alone
And ride for a week till the poison's gone

Oooh . . .

But me and my dog we're not alone
The Pension provides us with beef and a bone
I've given up drifting and drinking rum
We're up and about before the sun

And I can still quarter a beast in a dash
Have your freezer full of spare ribs in a flash
And I still dream of the one for me
The Prettiest Girl in the Kimberley

Oooh . . .

Yes I still dream of the one for me
The Prettiest Girl in the Kimberley


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    Song Meaningquite simple really,a white ban fell in love with an aboriginal woman but where forbidden to be together the lyrics

    But a ringer's heart is immune to pain
    A bull rips your leg and you carry on
    You clench your teeth and you cry alone
    And ride for a week till the poison's gone

    make me think he might have kissed(could be wrong though0 her but never had an actual relationship with her but later on he still dreams about.It's almost like a Romeo and Juliet situation
    DarkxGoddesson November 22, 2009   Link

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