Huntingdon Shore

DESCRIPTION: The singer narrates preparations for a fishing journey to Huntingdon Shore. Conditions aboard and the itinerary are described. They meet girls on Round Island, Labrador but the singer insists that the place can't compare with the Huntingdon Shore.
AUTHOR: Doyle (A fisherman of St. John's and not the editor of the collection)
EARLIEST DATE: 1940
KEYWORDS: fishing work travel
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Doyle2, p. 23 , "Huntingdon Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lehr/Best 53, "The Huntingdown Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #4415
RECORDINGS:
Omar Blondahl, "Huntingdon Shore" (on NFOBlondahl05)
NOTES: Said to have been composed in the 1860s. - SH, RBW
"Young Goodridge," according to Doyle, was a renowned merchant of the time. - SH
Lehr/Best: "The Huntingdown or Huntingdon shore was a fishing area on the Labrador coast." - BS
File: Doy23

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