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Subject: On the Farm & In the Bush

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Fine Times In Camp Number Three

This song is a good thumbnail sketch of life and work in an Ontario lumbercamp. It was recorded by LaRena in 1969. It probably goes back to the late 19th century. The promise of brevity found in the second line goes unfulfilled. In fact, there are enough ...

How We Got Up To The Woods Last Year

A lumbercamp song as sung by O.J. Abbott who worked in the Ontario bush at the turn of the 20th century.It was collected by Edith Fowke in the 1950s. The song describes an inebriated journey from Arnprior ro Dacre, Ontario in the fall of the year. The par...

Jack Haggerty

A lumbercamp song where the shanty boy does NOT get the girl. Sung by LaRena Clark in 1969 on her lp "Songs of An Ontario Family".

Jolly Raftsman O (The)

This short song was collected from Mrs. Arlington (Grace) Fraser by Edith Fowke in the 1950s. Mrs. Fraser lived in Glengarry, in eastern Ontario. In it the raftsman is painted as the object of romance. There is a link below to a recording of Jean Mills ...

Lairds O' The Bush (The)

A song written by James Crichton in Nichol Township (in the the Fergus area)in the 1830s. it was collected at the turn of the the 20th century by Arthur Walker Wright from singer Sandy Munro. Although no tune was indicated the song is pretty clearly a par...

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