Come All Ye Jolly Hunters

DESCRIPTION: In 1958 Leonard Hynes and Walter Gale go hunting goose for Christmas. Dave Lomond, river guard, sees them and reports them. The Mounties come "to prosecute the murder of such a precious bird"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Bennett-Downey)
KEYWORDS: crime poaching manhunt hunting humorous political bird police
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bennett-Downey 17, pp. 120-122, "Come All Ye Jolly Hunters" (1 text)
Roud #24299
RECORDINGS:
Jerome Downey, "Come All Ye Jolly Hunters" (on NFJDowney01); "Come All Ye Jolly Hunters" (on NFHMacIsaac01)
NOTES: Bennett-Downey: "As far as he [Downey] knew, it was composed by a group of local lads, none of whom wished to claim authorship any more than they wished to get on the wrong side of the game warden." - BS
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