Along the Shores of Boularderie
DESCRIPTION: Those living here are named and described. For example, "Murdock Stewart ... Owns the wooden horse of Troy; It's the king of all the beasts, Sunny slios a'bhronachain"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: moniker nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 187, "Along the Shores of Boularderie" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [40 words]: Boulardie is on Cape Breton. Creighton-Maritime: "Slios a'bhronachain is a little place opposite Bras d'Or where they were given this name because of their fondness for gruel. The name means Gruel Side. Bhrochain is the proper spelling." - BS
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