Johnny Holmes

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you jolly lumbermen, Wherever you may be.... It's of a jolly barber Which I am going to tell." The barber has worked for many lumber camps. The man somehow becomes rich enough to build two houses. The singer describes his looks and bad behavior
AUTHOR: probably at least partly the work of Jack McGinnis
EARLIEST DATE: 1902 (Gray-SongsAndBalladsOfTheMaineLumberjacks)
KEYWORDS: logger hair
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gray-SongsAndBalladsOfTheMaineLumberjacks, pp. 44-48, "Johnny Holmes" (1 text)
File: Gray044

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