“The Sawmill Song”


"Mel Clark gets the cream of the berries, Tom Melanson don't think it no fun, Little Joe Dyer, in the pit a-hollerin', Wonders why the damn' thing don't run." The singer describes the work done (perhaps not very efficiently) in the sawmill


  1. Linscott, pp. 280-283, "The Sawmill Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3741
  3. BI, Lins280


Author: Dana Cate ?
Earliest date: 1939 (Linscott); informant claims to have written it c. 1909
Found in: US(NE)