“Aspell and Carter”

Author: John Burke (1851-1930)
Earliest date: 1977 (Lehr/Best)
Keywords: rescue drowning death
Found in: Canada(Newf)


John Aspell drowns trying to save young Carter from drowning in a lake near St John's


Dates for John Burke are from GEST Songs of Newfoundland and Labrador site. - BS

Historical references


  1. Lehr/Best 4, "Aspell and Carter" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LeBe04