“Hauling Wood to Bangor”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: lumbering dancing drink music humorous
Found in: Canada(Mar)


Singer gets up at five to haul wood to Bangor; he arrives and gets drunk. His father comes to find him. A fiddler plays "The Bells of Old Ireland" and the men dance. To the old women: "Perhaps you done as bad yourself And perhaps a damn sight worse"


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 31-32, "Hauling Wood to Bangor" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12475
  3. BI, Dib031