Broken Shovel, The

DESCRIPTION: "Good Christians all, come and lend an ear... It's of Barney Gallagher so bold and thrue, Arrah that broke me shovel." Neddy Kearn asks why Gallagher did it. Gallagher says he will break the jaw of those who question him. He and McGlynn fight.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: mining fight
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 371-373, "The Broken Shovel" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7717
File: KPL371

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