Forester Song, The

DESCRIPTION: Newfoundland lumbermen are called "to cross the briny ocean to crush the German foe." They come from all over the Avalon Peninsula "on a liner bound for England" with "a sharp lookout for German ships." Their six month tour is to cut firs in Scotland
AUTHOR: "composed by James and Pat Carew," according to the song
KEYWORDS: request war return travel lumbering sea ship
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18210
Madonna Walsh, "The Forester Song" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
File: RcTForSo

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