Ohio Canal, The

DESCRIPTION: "Up the Cuyahoga, far as Akron," the river passes "locks a-plenty." The singer tells hearers to float the boats through the locks as they head for "the valley." THey will keep the boats going "if we pump Lake Erie dry."
AUTHOR: John W. Beattie
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (The Ameican SInger, Book Six)
KEYWORDS: river ship nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Grimes, p. 33, "The Ohio Canal" (1 text, not from tradition)
File: Grim033

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