“The Raftsmen”


French: "La ous-qu'y sont, tous les raftsmen?" The raftsmen are on their way to winter camp. They arrive, suffer the usual poor food, work in the woods, go home, and "to greet them come their ladies gay, Who help them spend their hard-earned pay."


  • Pete Seeger, "Les Raftsmen" (on PeteSeeger29)


  1. Fowke/Johnston, pp. 74-75, "The Raftsmen" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 171-173, "The Raftsmen" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Silber-FSWB, p. 99 "The Raftsmen (Les Raftsmen)" (1 English and one French text)
  4. Roud #2318
  5. BI, FJ074


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925
Found in: Canada(Que)