DESCRIPTION: (The company sets out for camp and) arrives at Waltham, where they stop to drink. The singer describes the several men in the crew.
EARLIEST DATE: 1966 (Fowke)
KEYWORDS: travel drink logger moniker
FOUND IN: Canada(Que)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke-Lumbering #46, "Conroy's Camp" (1 text, tune referenced)
cf. "How We Got Up to the Woods Last Year" (tune, lyrics, theme)
NOTES [36 words]: Like so many lumbering songs, this is a "moniker song" devoted mostly to listing the men in the crew-- though, in this case, it catalogs their behavior on their way to camp rather than their behavior *in* camp. - RBW
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