Red Rocks of Bell Isle, The
DESCRIPTION: A Bell Island man is found wounded in a battle in which the Germans are defeated. He thinks of home and has a message to be carried to his mother and sweetheart at Wabana. "It's down with Adolph Hitler, God save our gracious King!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (Lehr/Best)
KEYWORDS: war dying patriotic soldier
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best 93, "The Red Rocks of Bell Isle" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Wabana is on Bell Island in Conception Bay, not far from St John's. - BS
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