One Night in Cleveland (A Canal Dance)

DESCRIPTION: "One night in Cleveland we had a dance On the weight-lock platform we did prance." Even the mules and chickens try to join the festivities. Old men think they are young again. The singer, despite being "up in years," will stick with canalling
AUTHOR: probably adapted, and possibly written, by Pearl R. Nye
EARLIEST DATE: 1971 (OHS)
KEYWORDS: dancing animal music nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: [no author listed], Scenes & Songs of the Ohio-Erie Canal, Ohio Historical Society, 1971, "A Canal Dance" (1 text, 1 tune, from Pearl R. Nye)
Roud #4953
File: OHSOnNCl

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