Saturday, August 16, 2014

Saturday Sessions: Haywire Mac

Harry Kirby McClintock 1882-1957, known as Haywire Mac ran away from home as a boy to join the circus, became a hobo in the truest sense, a migratory railroad worker.  He worked as a mule train driver for the US Army in the Philippines, a cowboy, union organizer, author, poet, and musician.  He is most famous for the song Big Rock Candy Mountain.

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