DESCRIPTION: A few of the characters on Adams's crew of lumberjacks are described.
EARLIEST DATE: 1886
KEYWORDS: lumbering work logger cook humorous nonballad moniker
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Beck 67, "Adams's Crew" (1 text)
NOTES: The "moniker song" consists mostly of listing the names of one's compatriots, and perhaps telling humorous vignettes about each; it's common among lumberjacks, hoboes, and probably other groups. This song was collected from two of the characters chronicled in it. - PJS
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