O Prairie Land

DESCRIPTION: "We've reached the land of pleasant dreams, Of level plains and deep ravines, Where flowers abound on every hand, In this, our lovely prairie land." There are many flowers but few settlers. There is much wildlife -- including mosquitoes
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (MacLeod)
KEYWORDS: pioneer hardtimes derivative farming
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MacLeod, #13, pp. 78-82, "O Prairie Land" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4899
cf. "Beulah Land" (tune)
cf. "Dakota Land" (tune, theme, lyrics)
NOTES [24 words]: Roud lumps this with the "Dakota Land" family. Certainly they are closely linked. But this looks like a deliberate rewrite, so I've split them. - RBW
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File: Macl13

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