The Malvern Star

                             by James Sweeney (1935)

I set out from Proston for old Kingaroy,The Queenslander, 13 February,1936
The going was easy, the ride was a joy;
I covered the miles without hitch or a jar
On that wonderful product – a “Malvern Star”

Chorus

Hurrah for the Star,
The “Malvern Star.”
Up hill and down dale
It has carried me far.
So I sing this song
As I peddle along-
Hurrah! Hurrah!
For the “Malvern Star.”


As swift as a swallow’s flight over the plains,
I jumped little gullies and climbed up on the range;
And I once looped the loop, for there’s nothing can mar
A rider when driving a “Malvern Star”.

Chorus

Hurrah for the Star,
The “Malvern Star.”
Up hill and down dale
It has carried me far.
So I sing this song
As I peddle along-
Hurrah! Hurrah!
For the “Malvern Star.”

The weight that it carries is heavy indeed,
Yet nothing appears to retard its great speed.
A boon to all travellers who can’t get a car,
The cream of the market is the “Malvern Star”.

                                     James Sweeney (1935)
 

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