Harry McClintock "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
About "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
"The Big Rock Candy Mountains", first recorded and copyrighted by Harry McClintock in 1928, is a country folk song about a hobo's idea of paradise, a modern version of the medieval concept of Cockaigne. It is a place where "hens lay soft-boiled eggs" and there are "cigarette trees". McClintock said that he wrote the song in 1895, based on tales from his youth hoboing through the United States while working for the railroad as a brakeman. It is catalogued as Roud Folk Song Index No. 6696.
Top songs by Harry McClintock
"Big Rock Candy Mountain" video by Harry McClintock is property and copyright of its owners and it's embedded from Youtube.
Information about the song "Big Rock Candy Mountain" is automatically taken from Wikipedia. It may happen that this information does not match with "Big Rock Candy Mountain".
SONGSTUBE is against piracy and promotes safe and legal music downloading. Music on this site is for the sole use of educational reference and is the property of respective authors, artists and labels. If you like Harry McClintock songs on this site, please buy them on Itunes, Amazon and other online stores. All other uses are in violation of international copyright laws. This use for educational reference, falls under the "fair use" sections of U.S. copyright law.