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Monday, June 27, 2011

Downshore Rules

Apple River 'Bar' - Cumberland County

 At The Bar

At the bar, at the bar,
Where I smoked my first cigar,
And the burdens of my heart rolled away.
It was there with the boys,
That we kicked up a noise,
And now I am in for forty days....

For an account of the song's origins and numerous variations probably born on the railroads during the great depression; debauchery scored to an old hymn. SEE: http://www.johnbob.net/bumb.html




Advocate Harbour in the shadow of  Cape Chignecto




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