Cobalt Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "For we'll sing a little song of Cobalt, If you don't live there it's your fault, Oh you Cobalt where the wintry breezes blow...." The singer describes various bad mining towns, concluding "It's hob-nail boots and a flannel shirt in Cobalt town for mine."
AUTHOR: L. F. Steenman
EARLIEST DATE: 1910
KEYWORDS: mining home nonballad
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1903 - Discovery of silver in Cobalt, Ontario
FOUND IN: Canada
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 195-197, "The Cobalt Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: FMB195

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