High Times in the Store

DESCRIPTION: Low on bread, the singers stop at the store at Lance au Loop hoping for help. The shopkeepers complain that they are expected to give bread away. "These are two sturdy old fellows, gives nothing away"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Leach-Labrador)
KEYWORDS: bargaining rejection shore hardtimes commerce food
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Leach-Labrador 84, "High Times in the Store" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST LLab084 (Partial)
Roud #9976
NOTES [13 words]: L'Anse au Loup is on the lower Labrador coast on the Strait of Belle Isle. - BS
File: LLab084

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