Cover image for Lore of the lumber camps.
Title:
Lore of the lumber camps.
Author:
Beck, Earl Clifton, 1891-1977, editor.
Edition:
[Revised and enlarged edition].
Publication Information:
[Ann Arbor] : Univ. of Michigan Press, 1948.
Physical Description:
xii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Ballads and songs, some with music (principally unaccompanied melodies)

First pub. in 1941 under title: Songs of the Michigan lumberjacks.
Language:
English
Contents:
Adams's crew -- Alphabet song -- Ay ban a Svede -- Battle of '82 -- (The) Beau Shai River -- Boardman river song -- Bold Jack Donohue -- Boys, stay away from the girls -- Bringing him in alive -- Budd Lake plains -- (The) Buffalo song -- Bung yer eye -- By the banks of the Manistee -- C. Hawkins favorite -- Camp thirteen on the Manistee -- Chance McGear -- (The) Chippewa girl -- Coe Creek song -- Coolie's Run-I-O -- (The) Costly crosshaul -- (The) Cowboy's Flat River girl -- (The) Curst wife -- Curtis House at Jennings -- (The) Dam on Baldwin Creek -- (The) Death of Harry Bradford -- Dempsey's lumber camp -- Dick Derrick's rear -- Don't come to Michigan -- Driving logs on the Cass -- Drunk on the way -- Ed's thoughts -- Falling of the pine -- (The) Fate of the Cumberland crew -- (The) Flat River girl -- From Ogemaw -- Great Lakes limericks -- (The) Greenhorn -- Grouchy Bill -- Hall's lumber crew -- Harry Bail -- Harry Dunn -- (The) Hell-bound train -- (A) Horse teamster -- (The) Indian's lament -- I have worked in the woods -- I'm a Saginaw Valley man -- (The) Jam on Gerry's Rocks -- Jim Brooks -- Jimmie Whalen -- Jimmie Whalen's girl -- John Robertson -- John Singleton -- Johnnie Troy -- Johnny Carroll's camp -- (The) Jolly shanty boy -- Just a poor lumberjack -- Just to make a change in business -- Jut Gannon -- (The) Kid -- Lake Huron's rock-bound shore -- Les Reeder -- Little brown bulls -- (The) Little Eau Pleine -- Longing -- Louie Sands and Jim McGee -- Lumbering on the Cass -- Lumberjack's prayer -- Lumberjack's revival -- (The) Man from Conner's crew -- (The) McDonald family -- Michigan-I-O -- Minnie Quay -- My scolding wife -- Never take the horseshoe from the door -- Old bog hole -- (The) Old Cass -- Old David Ward -- (The) Old Kitarden -- Ole from Norway -- Ole Pete Bateese -- On Meesh-e-gan -- On the banks of the Pamanaw -- Once more a-lumbering go -- One day of turkey and six days of hash --Paddy Hart -- Pat Malloy -- Paul Bunyan's big ox -- Paul Bunyan's Manistee -- Peaslee's lumber crew -- Perry Allen -- Peter Ambelay -- (The) Red-Light saloon -- Ridin' the smokestack -- Roasting little chipmunks -- Round River drive -- Save your money when you're young -- Shanty-boy dance jingles -- Shanty boy's ill fate -- Shanty boys in the pine -- (The) Shanty boy wins -- Shanty-boy's reveille -- (A) Shantyman's life -- Six whistles -- Sixteen men in a pine-slab bunk -- Snaggin' the Klackin' -- Song of the pinewoods -- Timekeeper's lament -- Turner's camp on the Chippewa -- 'Twas on the Napanee -- Up on Elk Lake -- 'Way down near Alpena -- When O'Connor drew his pay -- (The) Wild colonial boy -- Wild Mustard River -- (The) Wreck of the Julie Plante -- (The) Wreck on Covel's -- Wright and Ketchum Line -- Wright is left -- Ze skunk.
Format :
Musical Score