Dempsey's Lumber-Camp Song

DESCRIPTION: Singer describes the characters at Dempsey's lumber camp
AUTHOR: Frank Ward
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Beck)
KEYWORDS: lumbering work nonballad moniker logger humorous
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Beck 70, "Dempsey's Lumber-Camp Song" (1 text)
Roud #8840
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Lumber Camp Song" (theme) and references there
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. - PJS
File: Be070

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