Mine at Baie Verte, The

DESCRIPTION: George McNaughton finds asbestos. "The mineral was taken and shipped for higher test And when they got their answer it was the best." "Baie Verte will be mining in nineteen sixty-three"
AUTHOR: Gordon Rice (source: Guigne)
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: mining nonballad technology
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 263-265, "The Mine at Baie Verte" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #25327
RECORDINGS:
Gordon Rice, "The Mine at Baie Verte" (on NFAGuigne01)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Wabash Cannonball" (tune) and references there
NOTES: Baie Verte is at the west end of the north shore of Newfoundland's Notre Dame Bay, at the base of the other side of the Northern Peninsula from White Bay where the song was recorded (a short drive these days). - BS
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File: Guig263

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