Sawmill Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Mel Clark gets the cream of the berries, Tom Melanson don't think it no fun, Little Joe Dyer, in the pit a-hollerin', Wonders why the damn' thing don't run." The singer describes the work done (perhaps not very efficiently) in the sawmill
AUTHOR: Dana Cate ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Linscott); informant claims to have written it c. 1909
KEYWORDS: work nonballad technology
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Linscott, pp. 280-283, "The Sawmill Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3741
File: Lins280

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