Elmore Vincent's Lumber Jack Songs. With Yodel Arrangements! .

Price: $750.00

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Book Condition: Fair


B000X3F1BC Sensational vintage compilation of thirty-five 1930s lumberjack songs from the Pacific Northwest. Elmore Vincent was known as "The Northwest Shanty Boy" and the front cover art features his image superimposed over a scene of tall timber being brought down by hand, as chainsaws were but a dream at that time. 64 pages. Includes lyrics, guitar chords and piano sheet music for these songs: A Lumber Lad's Love, Ballad of the Lumberjack, Billy the River Driver, Canaday-I-O, Come With Me In My Little Canoe, Darling Janet, Down in That Lonely Valley, Drinking Song, Fair Charlotte, Grizzly Hogan, Lonesome Lumberjack, Lumberjack Memories, Moose Meat, Smart Johnny the Logger, Song of the Lumberjack, Strawberry Lane, The Death of George Phalen, The Flying Cloud, The Gambling Lumberjack and the Jim Creek Girl, The Good Old Times, The Great Fit, The Green River Girl, "The Jam at Gerry's Rock", The Lakes of Pontchartrain, Three Leaves of Shamrock, The Little Brown Bulls, The Lumberjack and the Pretty Girl, The Lumberjack's Alphabet, The Lumberjack's Bible, The Lumberjack in Town [as sung on Seattle's "Skid Road" by Syd Johnson], The Sandy Stream Song, The Stranger and the Maiden Fair, The Two Sisters, Who Feeds Us Beans, and Yodeling Lumberjack. Most songs have several verses or more. Unmarked with above-average wear. Binding intact. A rare and wonderful musical memento of the glory days of Northwest lumberjacking.