Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

"The Alberta Homesteader," sung to the tune of "The Irish Washerwoman," offers a humorous look at the hardships of early settlers on the prairies. The cranky old bachelor, weary of "starving to death on a government claim," abandons his sod shack and heads back East to find a wife.
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Folksongs of Saskatchewan (FW04312, 1963)

Folksongs of Saskatchewan (FW04312, 1963)

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