“The Haggertys and Young Mulvanny”

Alternate titles: “The Kipawa Stream”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966 (Fowke)
Keywords: logger river death lumbering
Found in: Canada(Ont)

Description

The singer wanders on a "pleasant evening"; as the sun illuminates the landscape, he sees a beautiful girl crying for "young Mulvanny Who lost his life on the Kipawa stream." She tells how he and the two Haggerty brothers died in a rafting accident

References

  1. Fowke-Lumbering #39, "The Haggertys and Young Mulvanny" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #4559
  3. BI, FowL39