Lovely Ohio, The

DESCRIPTION: The listeners are urged to emigrate to Ohio. The delights of the country are described: fish in the river, good cropland, sugar cane, no Indians. Both men and women are encouraged to come
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960
KEYWORDS: emigration home nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Lomax-FSNA 39, "The Lovely Ohio" (1 text, 1 tune)
Botkin-MRFolklr, p. 563, "We'll Hunt the Buffalo!" (1 text, 1 tune, with the chorus of "Shoot the Buffalo" and lyrics from "The Lovely Ohio")
BrownIII 77, "Shoot the Buffalo" (1 text, called "Ohio" by the informant and clearly this piece rather than "Shoot the Buffalo," though the two do mix)
Cohen-AFS1, p. 85, (broadside print of "Battle of Stonington" and "Banks of the Ohio" (1 text)
DT, OHIOBNKS*

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Pleasant Ohio" (subject)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Banks of the Pleasant Ohio
File: LoF039

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