Lumberman's Drinking Song

DESCRIPTION: "'Tis when we do go into the woods, Drink round, brave boys! (x2)... 'Tis when we go... Jolly brave boys are we. 'Tis when we go... We look for timber, and that which is good." The woodsmen chop, the haulers haul -- and the merchants sell to the loggers
AUTHOR: John S. Springer? (source: Gray)
EARLIEST DATE: 1851 (Springer, _Forest Life and Forest Trees_)
KEYWORDS: logger lumbering work drink commerce river
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gray, pp. 15-17, "Drinking Song" (1 text)
Roud #15000
File: Gray015

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