Carmack Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "George Carmack in Bonanza Creek went out to look for gold" despite being told that there would be no gold in the cold water. But he and his companions find gold and now are in position to celebrate
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1969 (Roseland, Alaska Sourdough Ballads and Folk Songs, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: gold mining warning
Aug 17, 1896 - Gold found in the Klondike
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia2, p. 674, "The Carmack Song" (1 text)
File: CAFS2674

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