Out to Dark Harbour
DESCRIPTION: "Now boys I'll tell you it's a wonderful time Out to Dark Harbour in the old summer time." The singer picks dulse and sells it at Eastport.
AUTHOR: John Guptill (of Grand Manan)
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Creighton-SNewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: sea commerce nonballad food
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-SNewBrunswick 117, "Out to Dark Harbour" (1 short text, 1 tune)
ST CrSNB117 (Partial)
NOTES [44 words]: Creighton-SNewBrunswick: "Dulse is an edible seaweed that grows in profusion on Grand Manan, and it is of such a high quality that it is shipped to world markets."
Grand Manan is an island at the southernmost end of New Brunswick, south east of Eastport, Maine. - BS
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.