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Big Rock Candy Mountain - The Sons Of The New Frontier - Cowboy Songs Of The Roaring West (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Big Rock Candy Mountain, The DESCRIPTION: The hobo arrives and announces that he is heading for the Big Rock Candy Mountain. He describes its delights: Handouts growing on bushes, blind railroad bulls, jails made out of tin, barns full of hay, dogs with rubber teeth, "little streams of alcohol".

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  2. Big Rock Candy Mountain Lyrics: One evening as the sun went down and the jungle fire was burning / Down the track came a hobo hiking and he said boys I'm not turning / I'm headin for a land that's.

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  3. Jul 27,  · Stegner's Big Rock Candy Mountain is, like most of his work, a bit dense, prose-wise. It's a tough start, but repays effort after the first couple of chapters. He is very insightful about a particular type of American character, which he depicts at some length in the novel's protagonist, Bo bobscompthekusineticconfransrolltorre.cos:

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  4. In the Big Rock Candy Mountain Chorus: 2. In the Big Rock Candy Mountain, It's a land that's fair and bright, The handouts grow on bushes And you sleep out every night. The boxcars all are empty And the sun shines every day I'm bound to go Where there ain't no snow Where the sleet don't fall And the winds don't blow In the Big Rock Candy.

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  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Cowboy: Songs Of The Roaring West on Discogs/5(4).

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  6. * Mountainside melodies: a collection of old and new copyrighted favorites including old time tunes, cowboy ditties, home ballads and comedy songs. New York: Edward B. Marks Music Corp., 48 p. 20 songs. * Muir, Lewis F; Abrahams, Maurice. Ragtime cowboy Joe. .

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  7. Cowboy Songs & Frontier Ballads Cowboys and pioneers spent a lot of slow-moving time on the range and on the many trails westward. To pass the time, numerous songs and ballads were made up and sung along the way.

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  8. May 20,  · Big Rock Candy Mountain, first recorded by Harry McClintock in , is a song about a hobo's idea of paradise, a modern version of the medieval concept of Cockaigne. It is a place where “hens lay soft boiled eggs” and there are “cigarette trees.”.

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  9. sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in San Pedro, California. (Venue). Recorded in (Date). The singer says that he composed this song while hoboing in his youth, inspired by hot springs in Idaho and Utah. (Biographical). Harry McKlintock was.

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