McKinley Brook

DESCRIPTION: The singer describes the poor conditions in the McKinley Brook logging camp: The buildings leak ("for comfort, as you plainly see"); there is a risk of flood ("for they deserve it well, it's true") and the gambling and bawdy singing rarely stops
AUTHOR: George Calhoun (around 1869?)
EARLIEST DATE: 1951
KEYWORDS: logger work hardtimes flood
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Doerflinger, pp. 220-221, "McKinley Brook" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9426
File: Doe220

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