“The Dog Song”

Author: J.T. Richards
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Keywords: work storm nonballad dog
Found in: Canada(Newf)

Description

"There is something so thrilling and gay As the team into harness we strop." The song is about driving a dog team. "The good man too performs his part; The hungry dogs are fed; And blizzards now may whirl and roar, The traveller has a bed."

References

  1. Greenleaf/Mansfield 147, "The Dog Song" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6350
  3. BI, GrMa147