One of my friend Frank’s suggestions from yesterday was a song called “Western Union”. That title instantly reminded me of:
Max Merritt is a chap from New Zealand who came over to Australia in the Sixties and made it big (well, big in Australia).
Here’s the original:
I was surprised to discover that there are quite a few versions of this particular ditty (I had foolishly thought that there were only those two). However, Max’s is the only Australian(-ish) version that I’m aware of.
Here are two other versions I like:
I have to say that after listening to quite a few renditions of this particular ditty, the one by Max Merritt And The Meteors is still my favourite.