Song of the Death Valley Prospectors

DESCRIPTION: "We've roamed the hills and made new trails, Our burrows by our side, We've looked for gold but ain't found none." "Oh! Oh, you desert rats, don't you cry no more. We've almost reached the golden gate." The singer looks forward to rest from prospecting
AUTHOR: Frank Crampton and others?
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (Crampton, _Deep Enough: A Working Stiff in the Western Mine Camps_)
KEYWORDS: gold travel hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 663-664, "Song of the Death Valley Prospectors" (1 text)
cf. "Oh! Susanna" (tune) and references there
File: CAFS2664

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