June Peters tells the story of Shukaletuda. He is a spotty youth whose job is to look after a garden. The goddess Inana falls asleep under a nearby tree. Shukaletuda makes love to the goddess while she sleeps. For this he must die. But his song goes on forever. [19:13]

The copyright for the version of the Shukaletuda story told in this recording is held by June Peters © ℗ 2020. Recorded by Colin Rae.

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