• Manson's crew

    Taplin, Bert , b. 1854? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack This song was written by Taplin at about age 40 (1894). Mr. Taplin has fine pictures of lumber camp crews (on location) in the event that one would wish to copy them.

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  • Little brown bulls

    Williams, Adolf , b. 1885? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack

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  • Old Hazeltine

    Taplin, Bert , b. 1854? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Mr. Taplin was hired from Hazeltine's camp by Charley Gillen. Taplin was "likkered up" one night when he was dared to perform this song for Hazeltine himself. "I was in a saloon singin' whi…

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  • Pickled Jew

    Walker, Robert , b. 1883? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Learned it from an Irishman in the camps. Mr. Walker says it must have been an Irishman who thought it up.

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  • Little brown bulls

    Moseley, Arthur (Happy) , b. 1864? (Creator) et al

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  • Tomahawk hem (Where evergreens do grow)

    Noyer, Emery De , b. 1878? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack

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  • Jam on Gerry's rock

    Noyer, Emery De , b. 1878? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Mr. De Noyer is blind and has only one arm. All his life he has been a lumber camp entertainer.

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  • Little brown bulls

    Williams, Adolf , b. 1885? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Mr. Williams was the first white boy born in Hayward. His real name is Johnson, but there were so many Johnsons that he went by the name of Williams. Mr. Ed Collett, of Hayward, knows just…

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  • A lumbering we will go

    Moody, Lewis Winfield , b. 1865? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack song

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  • L'ane de petit Jean

    Starr, Morton Hull, Mrs. (Creator) et al

    Canadian french This song was popular with the early French lumberjacks and raftsmen. A donkey was killed, and his parts were scattered about. The head was found the head, which would never have a bri…

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  • Shanty boy and the farmer

    Mills, Charles , b. 1861? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack The performer knows many songs but unfortunately cannot carry a tune. The others have been taken on the typewriter (bawdy).

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  • Crazy song

    Brown, Noble B. , b. 1885? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Mr. Brown learned this song in the lumber camps as a boy. The tune is a stock lumberjack tune (re: Little brown bulls).

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  • Shantyman's life

    Humphries, Henry , b. 1865? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack song

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  • Three nations

    Hunter, Thomas , b. 1876? (Creator) et al

    Irish lumberjack. Mr. Hunter learned the song from a young fellow from Michigan, Ross Byers, when they were both on a log drive on the Prairie River in Minnesota. Byers learned it from his father who…

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  • Little brown bulls

    Noyer, Emery De , b. 1878? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack

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  • Shanty boy of the big Eau Claire

    Christian, John (Creator) et al

    Only one verse of the song was known by the singer.

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  • Louse song

    Cardinal, Charles , b. 1889? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack "By the way that he scratches, I think it's there yet!"

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  • Monologue by Mr. Arthur Moseley

    Moseley, Arthur (Happy) , b. 1864? (Creator) et al

    This was recorded without the knowledge of Mr. Moseley.

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  • Story of Harry Bale

    Humphries, Henry , b. 1865? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack song

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  • Buck billy goat

    Bowlen, Charley , b. 1873? (Creator) et al

    Irish brogue - Lumberjack Mr. Bowlen thinks he is the only man in Wisconsin who knows this song. He sang it in the lumber camps. He learned it in the woods, from a red-haired Irishman Sandy - when Bow…

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