Buffalo Skinners, The [Laws B10a]

DESCRIPTION: A promoter named (Crego) hires a group of men to skin buffalo. He consistently cheats and mistreats them. Eventually they kill him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910
KEYWORDS: work homicide boss revenge
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (19 citations):
Laws B10a, "The Buffalo Skinners"
Leach, pp. 773-775, "Canaday I. O. (The Buffalo Skinners)" (2 texts, but only the first goes with this piece; the other belongs with "Canaday I-O" [Laws C17])
Leach, pp. 170-172, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
Friedman, p. 429, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
PBB 110, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
Sandburg, pp. 270-272, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
Thorp/Fife XV, pp. 195-218 (31-33), "Buffalo Range" (6 texts, 2 tunes, though the "B" text is "Boggy Creek," C and D appear unrelated, and E is "Canada-I-O")
Larkin, pp. 91-94, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
Moore-Southwest 139, "Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FSUSA 52, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 390-392, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownSchinhanIV 335, "The Range of the Buffalo" (1 fragment, 1 tune, sung by none other than J. A. Lomax)
Botkin-AmFolklr, pp. 854-855, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
LPound-ABS, 84, pp. 181-183, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 520-521, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text plus excerpts from Canaday-I-O)
Darling-NAS, pp. 169-170, "The Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
PSeeger-AFB, p. 63, "Buffalo Skinners" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 110, "Buffalo Skinners" (1 text)
DT 377, BUFFSKIN* BUFFSKI2

Roud #634
RECORDINGS:
Bill Bender, The Happy Cowboy, "Buffalo Skinners" (Varsity 5144, c. 1940)
Woody Guthrie, "Buffalo Skinners" (on Struggle1, Struggle2, CowFolkCD1)
John A. Lomax, "Buffalo Skinners" (AFS, 1940s; on LC28)
Pete Seeger, "Buffalo Skinners" (on PeteSeeger13, AmHist1)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Boggy Creek" [Laws B10b]
cf. "The Trail to Mexico [Laws B13]" (a few overlapping lyrics)
cf. "Canaday-I-O, Michigan-I-O, Colley's Run I-O" [Laws C17]
cf. "Shanty Teamster's Marseillaise" (plot)
cf. "Way Out in Idaho (I)" (lyrics, plot)
File: LB10A

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