“The Cold Black River Stream”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1957 (Fowke)
Keywords: logger death drowning
Found in: Canada(Ont)

Description

A young man (Corkery) goes to work on McCormick's drive on the Black River even though his family begs him to stay at home. In the course of his work, he jumps from a log into the stream and, because he cannot swim, drowns

References

  1. Fowke-Lumbering #41, "The Cold Black River Stream" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3679
  3. BI, FowL41