When the Outport Member's Family Comes to Town

DESCRIPTION: A family from a remote outport had a successful season fishing, so they have moved to the town that is busily waiting for them and their money. They exchange outport ways for city habits.
AUTHOR: M. A. Devine
EARLIEST DATE: 1940
KEYWORDS: recitation money vanity
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Doyle2, p. 76, "When the Outport Member's Family Comes to Town" (1 text)
Doyle4, p. 67, "When the Outport Member's Family Comes to Town" (1 text)
Doyle5, p. 64, "When the Outport Member's Family Comes to Town" (1 text)

Roud #7319
NOTES: The social satire in this song seems to be directed more at the vanities of urban life than outport life. Outports are small fishing villages outside of the cities and there have always been marked social distinctions between the inhabitants of the two. - SH
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File: Doy76

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