Cover image for Songs of the Michigan lumberjacks
Title:
Songs of the Michigan lumberjacks
Author:
Beck, Earl Clifton, 1891-1977, editor.
Publication Information:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1941]

©1941
Physical Description:
3 preliminary leaves, v-xi, 296 pages of music : frontispiece (portrait) plates ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Some of the songs with music (principally unaccompanied melodies).

English words.

Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Contents:
Adam's crew -- Alphabet song (Lumberjack's alphabet) -- A ballad of white-water men -- The Beau Shai River (Jimmie Judd) -- Boardman River song (Jolly pinewoods boys) (Manistee River song) -- Bold Jack Donahue -- Budd Lake Plains -- Bung yer eye -- Bunkhouse ballad -- Chance McGear -- The Chippewa girl -- Come all you Jack-pine savages -- Coolie's Run-I-O -- The curst wife -- The dam on Baldwin Creek -- De camp on de Cheval Gris -- The death of Harry Bradford -- Dempsey's lumber-camp song -- Dick Derrick's rear -- Don't come to Michigan -- The drive -- Driving logs on the Plover (Cass River song) -- Ed's thoughts -- Falling of the pine -- The fate of the "Cumberland" crew -- The filer -- The Flat River girl -- From Ogemaw -- The greenhorn -- Hall's lumber crew -- Harry Bail -- Harry Dunn (The hanging limb) -- Harry Dunne -- The hell-bound train -- A horse teamster -- I have worked in the woods -- The Indian's lament -- An Irish laborer -- Irishman's lumber song (The wild Irishman) -- Jack Haggerty -- The Jam on Gerry's Rocks (Foreman Jack Monroe) (Young Monroe) -- James Whalen -- Jim Lockwood's Camp -- Jimmie Jot -- Jimmie Whalen's girl (Lost Jimmie Whalen) -- John Robertson -- John Singleton -- Johnnie Troy -- Johnny Carroll's Camp -- The shanty boys in the pine (Jim Murphy's Camp) -- The jolly shanty boy -- Just a poor lumberjack -- Jut Gannon -- The kid -- Kitty Wells -- Lake Huron's rock-bound shore (The ill-fated "Persian") -- Lather and shave -- Les Reeder -- The little brown bulls -- The Little Eau Pleine -- Louie Sands and Jim McGee -- The lumberjack -- Lumberjack's revival (Religion in the camp) (The Silver Jack song) (Silver Jack the evangelist) -- The man from Conner's crew -- Michigan-I-O -- Minnie Quay (Winnie Gray) -- My pretty quadroon -- My scolding wife -- The "Nancy B" -- Never take the horseshoe from the door -- Old darling -- Old David Ward -- The old geezers -- Old Kitarden -- Old Pete Bateese -- The old Tamarack Dam -- Ole from Norway -- On Meesh-e-gan -- On the banks of the Pamanaw -- On the Tittabawassee (Once more a-lumbering go) -- One day of turkey and six days of hash -- Paul Bunyan -- Paul Bunyan's big ox -- Peaslee's lumber crew -- A peculiar sermon for shanty boys -- Peter Ambelay -- 'Poleon Doř -- A race -- Rantin', roarin', drunk on the way -- Round River Drive -- Save your money when you're young -- The shanty boys in the town -- Shanty boy's reveille -- A shantyman's life -- Shoving corduroy -- Snaggin' the klacking -- Song of the pinewoods -- The substitute -- Top loader -- Trenton Town (The shanty boy wins) -- Turner's Camp on the Chippewa -- 'Twas on the Napanee -- 'Way down near Alpena -- When O'Connor drew his pay -- When the logs come down in the spring -- The wild colonial boy -- Wild Mustard River -- Winter desires -- The Wreck of the "Julie Plante" -- Wright and Ketchen Line.
Format :
Musical Score