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TitleBurke's popular songs
AuthorBurke, Johnny, 1851-1930
PublisherLong Brothers, printers
Place of PublicationSt. John's, Nfld.
DescriptionA collection of song lyrics and advertising jingles compiled by Johnny Burke.
ContentsTerrible disaster on the south west coast (lives and property carried away by tidal wave) -- We'll have to splice to get a flask -- The Trinity cake -- The girl I met from Fogo -- Mary Joe slip on your bloomers (for the blueberries are now ripe) -- Casey taking the census -- No short skirts to their knees -- The wedding in Renews -- Mary Ann Hooligan takes in the circus -- When your old woman takes a cramp in her craw give her cod liver oil -- Newfoundlanders extend a hearty welcome (to General Higgins and his good lady on their first visit to the city -- A hearty welcome to our dandy Newfoundland Runners (who won the shield in the Halifax Marathon, Sept. 28th, 1929 -- Hutton's the home of good music -- How Tapper lost the race -- Bring your blueberries to Job's Stores (and get your roll of notes) -- If your wife is run down giver [sic] cod liver oil -- Damn the ever (once is enough for me) -- Who shipped the moonshine to St. John's? (do you give it all up, Mr. Johnson?) -- Vote for Bride McGinnis (new moon twice a week and spring latches on pudding bags -- The Kelligrews soiree -- The night we played cards for the little boneen -- "Dear Lord, they say Labrador is sold for thirty cents", says Bride Kinsella -- Three bottles a week.
SubjectBallads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador
Folk songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador
Physical Description[21] p. : ill.
NoteIncludes advertisements.
Local Call NumberM 1678 B87 1929
Typenotated music
Resource TypeBook
Record NumberCNS-B0189
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Books
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