“A Ballad of White-Water Men”

Author: unknown
Keywords: lumbering work logger talltale river
Found in: US(NE,MW)


Singer tells of Mike Corrigan, the best white-water man. Among his deeds: breaking up logjams at Sour-na-Hunk and Ambejejus Falls, flying like a bird, landing on his pike-pole and whizzing around so fast that his hair scorched the air and fried the wind


  1. Beck 26, "A Ballad of White-Water Men" (1 text)
  2. Roud #8858
  3. BI, Be026