Life in a Prairie Shack

DESCRIPTION: The singer points out the difficulties of "life in a prairie shack." The tenderfoot can't handle the cold and rain, is thrown from his horse, and hits his toe with an axe. His conclusion: "This bloomin' country's a fraud, And I want to go home to my ma."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960
KEYWORDS: home hardtimes injury mother
FOUND IN: Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Fife-Cowboy/West 36, "Life in a Prairie Shack" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke/MacMillan 33, "Life in a Prairie Shack" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, PRAIRSHK*

Roud #4472
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "A Life on the Ocean Wave" (tune)
File: FCW036

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