Concerning One Summer in Bonay I Spent

DESCRIPTION: The singer -- and others from all over Newfoundland -- congregated in "Bonay" one summer for wood "rhind" and fishing. The singer pokes fun at the girls that went along and at the men dressing up to meet them.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Doyle)
KEYWORDS: courting work fishing
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Doyle2, p. 33, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay I Spent" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle3, p. 21, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay I Spent" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle4, p. 20, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay I Spent" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle5, p. 15, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay I Spent" (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, p. 29, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7292
RECORDINGS:
Omar Blondahl, "Concerning One Summer in Bonay" (on NFOBlondahl03)
NOTES: Doyle mentions that the song was written by a "simple fisherman" and that "Bonay" is in the Strait of Belle Isle which separates Newfoundland from Labrador. - SH
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File: Doy33

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