Camp Fire Has Gone Out, The

DESCRIPTION: "Through the progress of railroads our occupation's gone, So we will put ideas... into a song." The cowboy came west, but now is gone. The singer misses the old days. The angels say, "Oh, here they come to heave, the campfire has gone out."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1921 (Thorp/Logsdon-SongsOfTheCowboys)
KEYWORDS: cowboy unemployment railroading
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thorp/Logsdon-SongsOfTheCowboys, pp. 20-21, "The Camp-Fire Has Gone Out" (1 text)
Roud #8035
File: ThLo020

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