Vince Leahy

DESCRIPTION: The singer tells of the drowning of Leahy. The young man is well liked for his hard work at Young's Point. The morning of his death, his mother begs him to stay home. But he goes to work, slips into a "stop log place," and is found much later
AUTHOR: Dave McMahon
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (Fowke)
KEYWORDS: death drowning lumbering river family
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1927 - Death of Vince Leahy of Peterborough
FOUND IN: Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke-Lumbering #43, "Vince Leahy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3683
File: FowL43

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