Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song
DESCRIPTION: "We expect hard times, we expect hard fare." "Then ho, boys, ho, to Cherry Creek we'll go, There's plenty of gold in the west, we are told, in the new Eldorado." Many seek the Pikes Peak gold. Girls who are disappointed should wait a year.
EARLIEST DATE: 1859 (Rocky Mountain News, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: gold mining derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp 589-590, "Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song" (1 text)
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