I've Been Everywhere
Originally recorded and made popular by singer Lucky Starr in 1962.
Blast from the past ... Lucky Starr singing the popular song on YouTube.
It became the # 1 hit in Country Music in November 1962 when Hank Snow's recorded it.
It's also been recorded by Johnny Cash (1996), Willie Nelson, The Statler Brothers, and others and used in numerous commercials.
This is the Australian version.
What the words mean
Wangaratta ~ usually pronounced so that the "Wang" rhymes with "sang", but on the recording it is pronounced "Wongaratta"
Well, I was humpin' my bluey on the dusty Oodnadatta road,
Cos "I've been everywhere, man,
Been to Tullamore, Seymour, Lismore, Mooloolaba,
(Spoken) "Yeah but listen here, mate, have you been to..."
I've been to Moree, Taree, Jerilderie, Bambaroo,
(Spoken) "Yeah, I know that, but have you been to..."
I've been to Wollongong, Geelong, Kurrajong, Mullumbimby,
(Spoken) "Yeah, look that's fine, but how about..."
I've been to Ettalong, Dandenong, Woodenbong, Ballarat,
I've been here, there, ev'rywhere, I've been ev'rywhere.
(Spoken) "Okay, mate, you've been ev'ry place except one,