JOHN DONOGHUE. SPIRIT OF PELORUS JACK
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SPRIRT OF PELORUS JACK was a song from sometime Human Instinct band member John Donoghue (aka Timberjack Donoghue). With its strong ecology theme it was representative of its era and was included on a compilation of New Zealand songs to commemorate the Commonwealth Games of that year.
Sunrise at the beach, and men, carrying a hearse, are walking to the sea. Mourners follow and lead mourner is singing and playing acoustic guitar. Hearse is opened and contents, rubbish, is tipped into the sea.