Geoduck & "Acres of Clams"
SCHULTZ at COMPUSERVE.COM
Sun Nov 10 17:41:24 UTC 2002
Jim Landau asks,
>> Isn't "Acres of Clams" a different set of words to a folk tune also
>> called "Rosin the Beau"?
The words to "Acres of Clams" (a/k/a "The Old Settlers' Song"), according
to Edith Fowke and Joe Glazer, were written by Judge Francis D. Henry.
The tune, from Ireland, was also used for the ballad "Men of the West" and,
in this country, for the rousing campaign song "Lincoln and Liberty Too."
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