Regional Songs

                                                                            (provincial/territorial abbreviations &; NC = national capital region)

On the Rock (NL)

Heave Away (traditional – The Punters)

I’se the Bye

Jack was every inch a Sailor

Oh No, Not I    (Stan Rogers)

Prohibition Way (Glenn Breen)


Acadia (NS-NB-PE)

Barrett’s Privateers (Stan Rogers)

Bluenose, the ocean knows her name         LYRICS

Bud the Spud (Tom Connors)


Fisherman’s Wharf

Fogarty’s Cove

Nova Scotia Farewell

Springhill Mine Disaster (Ballad of)

Watching the apples grow (Stan Rogers)


Laurentia (QC)

À la claire fontaine…

Gens du pays…

M’en revenant de la Jolie Rochelle… (L’aviron)

Mon pays, c’est l’hiver

Par les bouches de mes cannons (Frontenac)                      (PAROLES)

Playing Cards and waitin’ for the boat/jouer aux cartes en attendant le bateau        (PAROLES)

T’as menti, Durham/Thou liest Durham

Un canadien errant


Upper Canada (NC-ON)

A Place to Stand

Log-driver’s Waltz

MacDonnell on the Heights

Nancy, The

Ottawa Log Drive

Poor Little Girls of Ontario, The

Sweet Winds

White Squall (Stan Rogers)


West of the Great Lakes and East of the Great Divide (MB-SK-AB)

Alberta Bound            LYRICS

Field Behind the Plow (Stan Rogers)     LYRICS

Forty Below/Red River Valley           LYRICS

Four Strong Winds

In the Blue Canadian Rockies          LYRICS

O Prairie Land (Manitoba)


Wild Rose and Yellow, The                 LYRICS


North of 60 (YT-NT- NU)

Canol Road     (Stan Rogers)

Frobisher’s Thanksgiving

When the ice worm nests again

Vancouver/Gulf Is., Lower Mainland, Inland/Cariboo, Haida Gwai (BC)

Four Rode By (Ian and Sylvia)

Streets of Victoria            LYRICS

When Kaiser Wilhelm drew the line across the Georgia Strait           (AUDIO)

When the Coho flash silver all over the bay