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Page 20 - Searching for Cape Breton Folk Songs

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1986/1/1 (896 reads)
 

Come ye Christians all, both great and small, I'll pray you lend an ear When you'll hear of my mourn-ful sto-ry you can't but shed a tear When y'll hear of this sad la-men-ta-tion you can't but weep and wail When you'll hear of the suf- fo- ca-tion the mines of A- von- dale. Come ye Christians all, both great and small, I'll pray you lend an ear When you'll hear of my mournful story you can't but shed a tear When you'll hear of this sad lamentation you can't but weep and wail When you'll hear of the suffocation in the mines of Avondale. Being the eighteenth day of January, eighteen sixty-nine Those miners they all got a call to go work in the mine. 'Twas little did they think that day that death would gloom their vale Before they would return again from the mines of Avondale. CONTINUED J.A.Young&Son INSURANCE SERVICES Commercial Residential Life & Group TRAVEL SERVICES Business & Personal INVESTMENT & FINANCIAL SERVICES Consultants for Nova Scotia Savings & Loan, First City Trust, RRSPs & Certificates 181 Charlotte Street Sydney 539-4800 ??- Your First Weicome to Cape Breton • The Skye Motor Hotel Comfortable Rooms, Cable Colour TV, All Conveniences All Major Credit Cards Accepted OPEN ALL* YEAR 'ROUND * LICENSED DINING ROOM IN SEASON: 6:30 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. OFF SEASON; 7:00 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. (902)625-1300 P.O. Box 190 Port Hastings,Cape Breton N.S. BOE 2T0 (21) I
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