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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: 10/10/17

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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