Pinery Boys: Lumberjack Songs of the Upper Midwest
Special | 42m 41s
James P. Leary, UW-Madison Professor Emeritus and co-author of “Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era,” recounts the story of Franz Rickaby, a scholar who collected the tunes and lyrics of songs sung by lumberjacks in the lumber camps of the Upper Midwest. Leary shares recordings of the songs.
Aired: 10/10/17Video has closed captioning.