West Branch Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come fellowmen and lend an ear A melancholy tale to hear." "About one poor mortal." "He hired out with William Brown To help him drive his lumber down." "He started out to break a jam." He falls into the water far from a boat. McMann pulls out his body
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Gray)
KEYWORDS: logger death drowning lumbering
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gray, pp. 22-23, "The West Branch Song" (1 text)
File: Gray022

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