“Life in a Prairie Shack”
The singer points out the difficulties of "life in a prairie shack." The tenderfoot can't handle the cold and rain, is thrown from his horse, and hits his toe with an axe. His conclusion: "This bloomin' country's a fraud, And I want to go home to my ma."
- cf. "A Life on the Ocean Wave" (tune)
- Fife-Cowboy/West 36, "Life in a Prairie Shack" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Fowke/MacMillan 33, "Life in a Prairie Shack" (1 text, 1 tune)
- DT, PRAIRSHK*
- Roud #4472
- BI, FCW036