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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: poverty fishing hardtimes nonballad political money
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
George Hatfield, "The Dole Song" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
cf. "The Dole Song (I)" (theme)
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