Ballad of the Territorial Road
DESCRIPTION: "The Umpqua country was the best every (sic.) found For hills and rocks and fountains." The singers slog through the country looking for the good land they have been promised, but all they ever find is more disappontments.
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Oregon Historical Quarterly 43, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: home travel hardtimes humorous
FOUND IN: US(NW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 639, "Ballad of the Territorial Road" (1 text)
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