Don't Come to Michigan

DESCRIPTION: Singer tells listeners all the reasons not to come to the Michigan lumber woods: snakes, bugs, dangerous sawmills, corduroy roads, quack doctors, and thieving merchants.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Beck)
KEYWORDS: warning lumbering work nonballad logger
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Beck 3, "Don't Come to Michigan" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 407-408, "Don't Come to Michigan" (1 text)

Roud #6524
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Rigs of the Times" (lyrics)
cf. "On Meesh-e-gan" (theme)
File: Be003

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