DESCRIPTION: "Come all ye sons of labor who wish to change your lot, Who've spunk enough to travel beyond your native cot." Listeners are urged to leave the cities and head for Kansas, where soil is good: "Come with us and settle in peerless Lane County."
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Lane County Farmer, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: home travel emigration
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 504, "Immigration Song" (1 text)
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