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Mirusia Louwerse sings 'Botany Bay' - Andre Rieu Tour, Melbourne 2008

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Published on Nov 22, 2008

Young Australian soprano, Mirusia Louwerse, sings 'Botany Bay' (Andre Rieu Tour, Melbourne November 2008).
LYRICS:
Farewell to old England forever,
Farewell to my rum culls as well,
Farewell to the well-known Old Bailey
Where I once used to look such a swell.

Chorus:
Singing too-ral, li-ooral, li-addity,
Singing too-ral, li-ooral, li-ay,
Singing too-ral, li-ooral, li-addity,
Oh we're bound for Botany Bay.

There's the captain as is our commander,
There's the bosun (''boatswain'' )and all the ship's crew,
There's the first- and the second-class passengers,
Knows what we poor convicts go through.

Oh had I the wings of a turtle-dove,
I'd soar on my pinions so high,
Slap bang to the arms of my Polly love,
And in her sweet presence I'd die.

Copyright Infringement NOT intended. Please do not remove this video... I just want Mirusia's fans and all Australians to enjoy this beautiful performance of 'Botany Bay'. We thank Andre Rieu and the Johan Strauss Orchestra for this special performance too.
"Aussie, Aussie, Aussie,..... oi, oi, oi."
We are SO proud of you Mirusia.

If this video needs to be removed, please contact me direct and I will remove it immediately.

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