“McKinley Brook”


The singer describes the poor conditions in the McKinley Brook logging camp: The buildings leak ("for comfort, as you plainly see"); there is a risk of flood ("for they deserve it well, it's true") and the gambling and bawdy singing rarely stops


  1. Doerflinger, pp. 220-221, "McKinley Brook" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9426
  3. BI, Doe220


Author: George Calhoun (around 1869?)
Earliest date: 1951
Found in: Canada(Mar)