Songs & Ballads Of The Maine Lumberjacks

A Collection Of Traditional & Folk Songs of the area with Lyrics & Commentaries -online book

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back along the trail with food to meet those who were coming. The song gives local color to these events,
"The author of the song was a member of the crew, a cheap jack, but a good singer. His name and destiny are forgotten, except that he was finally guilty of some offence which sent him toThomaston."
This map is also given in the Journal From it may be traced the adventures of the crew.
Come all you river drivers.
Wherever you may be, I pray you, pay attention now
And listen unto me.
Of the hardships that we underwent
We did but little dream, As with brave hearts we marched along
To drive on Sandy Stream.

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