• Pig schottische

    Rindlisbacher, Otto , b. 1901? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack Lumberjack dance music An example of lumberjack humor.

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  • 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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  • Herdgirl's Sunday

    Lumberjack instrument Played on the so-called Viking cello, an adaptation of the lumberjack pitchfork cello.

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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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  • Lumberjack dance tune

    Rindlisbacher, Otto , b. 1901? (Creator) et al

    Played on a lumberjack fiddle. A cigar box forms the body, part of a broom handle forms the neck.

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  • A lumbering we will go

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

    Lumberjack song

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  • Rolling the Logs; French Dialect Story

    Spoken by Peter H. Plante, National Folk Festival, Chicago, May 27, 1937.

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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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  • Hounds in the woods

    Lumberjack

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  • Flat river girl

    Grant, Dan (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack song

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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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  • Lumberjack Story ; Swedish Dialect Story

    Spoken by Sven “Shantyman” Svenson (Otto Rindlisbacher, of the Wisconsin Lumberjacks), National Folk Festival, Chicago, May 27, 1937.

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  • Pinery boy

    Rindlisbacher, Otto, Mrs. , b. 1901? (Creator) et al

    Lumberjack song Played on the so-called Viking cello, an adaptation of the lumberjack pitchfork cello. See Rickaby Ballads and songs of the shanty boy, p. 85.

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