Dole Song (II), The

DESCRIPTION: We Labrador fishermen work hard "noon and night" while "those that profit" are warm and well fed. "Long coat chaps" do not help. Merchants rob us. Taxes take what we have. "The ruler in Newfoundland" does not allow us on the dole.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: poverty fishing hardtimes nonballad political money
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
RECORDINGS:
George Hatfield, "The Dole Song" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Dole Song (I)" (theme)
File: MunLDoS2

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