Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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86         Ballads and Songs of Michigan
116 MARTIN, TIM, AND DAN
uno in 1934 by Mr. Charles E. Meeker, Detroit, who had learned the song rom an old lumberman, Mr. Harry Lefler, near Wolverine, Michigan, about 893
Come all ye hustling shanty boys, a lesson take from me; Work steady in the lumber woods and don't go on a spree, But save a stake and buy a farm and bring a biddie in, Then bovs, like me you soon will see the comfort you will win. With- '
Chorus
Martin, Tim, and Dan, Barney, Pat, and Sam,
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and Paul,
Susannar and Rosannar who pounds the big pianar,
And Biddie says I'm daddy to them alL
When first I struck the lumber camp, Lord, boys, but I was green! They put me in as chore boy the shanty to keep clean, The wood to cut, the lamps to trim, the stable to attend, Full eighteen hours of solid work I had each day to spend. But there'só







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