Trip to the Grand Banks, A

DESCRIPTION: When spring comes, "The Penobscot boys are anxious their money for to earn." They set out for the Grand Banks and send out their dories. They persist through summer, despite bad conditions; at last they get to head for home
AUTHOR: Amos Hanson ?
KEYWORDS: ship fishing work
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 179-180, "A Trip to the Grand Banks" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9430
Omar Blondahl, "Off to the Grand Banks" (on NFOBlondahl04)
NOTES [53 words]: Blondahl04 has no liner notes confirming that this song was collected in Newfoundland. Barring another report for Newfoundland I do not assume it has been found there. There is no entry for "A Trip to the Grand Banks" in Newfoundland Songs and Ballads in Print 1842-1974 A Title and First-Line Index by Paul Mercer. - BS
File: Doe179

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