Droving Song, The
DESCRIPTION: At the end of St Patrick's day a young man fails to return home from a day with his friends. A search gang finds him frozen to death in a crack in the ice. They take him home and bury him.
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Leach-Labrador)
KEYWORDS: burial death
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Leach-Labrador 70, "The Droving Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST LLab070 (Partial)
NOTES: Leach-Labrador believes the accident took place in the nineteenth century near Forteau, Labrador. - BS
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