Founding of the Famous C. P. R., The

DESCRIPTION: "In the valley of Ontario you started, With heroic purpose crossing ranges far, You pioneers of Canada... You founders of the famous C. P. R." "Oh, remember... What the C. P. R. had done for you." The singer tells of history and landmarks by the railroad
AUTHOR: Powder River Jack Lee
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Powder River Jack Lee Songbook)
KEYWORDS: train Canada
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Powder River Jack and Kitty Lee's _Songs of the Range: Cowboy Wails of Cattle Trails_, Chart Music, 1937, pp. 48-49, "The Founding of the Famous C. P. R." (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [35 words]: Clearly not a traditional song; indeed, I suspect it was a commissioned item. But I indexed everything else Powder River Jack Lee put in his songbook, so I thought I might as well index the whole thing.... - RBW
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File: PRJL048

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