Copper River Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Once in old Seattle I went upon a stroll, I spied an advertisement upon an urban pole." The singer joins an Alaska company. It is the worst job he ever had. The labor is hard, the setting primitive, and the mosquitos dreadful
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1969 (Roseland, Alaska Sourdough Ballads and Folk Songs, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes travel bug
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia2, p. 677, "The Copper River Song" (1 text)
File: CAFS2677

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