Newfoundland Trip – Music Monday – “To wake in the early morn/To the sound of the old fog horn/And wait for the men to return/With their boats in the bay”

Last Monday, I wrote about the musical cultures of the various provinces.  Now that I’m here in Newfoundland, the musicality of this province is overwhelming.  I couldn’t name a single folk song that unifies the people of Saskatchewan (does “Last Saskatchewan Pirate” count?) whereas I’ve heard the song below probably half a dozen times in the three days we’ve been here, in pubs and at the wedding reception, by buskers on the street and on the radio with it never failing to start a sing-a-long:

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