Hills and Glens, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer was born "on North River's sloping bank" and lived 40 years among "the hills and glens around St Ann's. He taught, opened a store, and loses two sons and a cousin in the army "killed in France ... while fighting the Germans"
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: war death soldier children
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 210, "The Hills and Glens" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Creighton-Maritime: "The war referred to is that of 1914-1918" - BS
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