Shove Around the Grog
DESCRIPTION: Brief stories of bringing lumber downriver. Chorus: "Shove [or "Shore"] around the grog, boys, Chorus around the room; We are the boys that fear no noise, Although we're far from home." The singer may tell of his girl in Lewiston Falls or elsewhere
AUTHOR: Boney Quillan ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine)
KEYWORDS: logger river love
FOUND IN: US(MA,NE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Cazden/Haufrecht/Studer-FolkSongsOfTheCatskills 175, "Shore Around the Grog" (1 text, 1 tune)
Warner-FolkSongsAndBalladsOfTheEasternSeaboard, p. 74, "Lewiston Falls" (1 text)
Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine, p. 50, "Shanty Song" (1 text)
ST FSC175 (Partial)
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