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This poem is often wrongly thought to be by Robert W Service. It is published here to the memory of Hugh Antoine D'Arcy, its rightful father.
An Evening with the Bard of the Yukon, July 18 th 2003 at 20.30pm in the Town-Hall of Lancieux, Brittany.
All Entries 1997 - 2002
All Entries 2002
Odds and Ends, Other Items Of Interest About Robert


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In addition there have been many publications over the years
containing selections of Service's verse. Many of these have
been in paperback. There are also several illustrated
children's books.

Three Biographies on Service

  • Robert Service, A Biography
    Carl F. Klink, McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1976
  • On the Trail of Robert Service
    G. Wallace Lockhart, Lauth Press, Baar, Girvan, 1991.
    Revised 1998.
  • Vagabond of Verse
    James Mackay, Mainstream Publishing, 1995

Other works with reference to Service

  • Peter Mintam's Bibliography of Robert W. Service, 2000
  • I Married the Klondike Laura Berton, 1955
  • Klondike Skillet Art Chilver, cookbook.
  • The Best of Robert Service Photos by Clarke & Clarence Kinsey, 1983

Magazine Articles

  • Mentor Magazine Makers of Modern American Poetry (Men)
    April 1, 1919
  • The New Yorker, March 30th and April 6th, 1946
    Profiles: Two part series by Geoffrey T. Hellman.
  • Alaska Journal: History and Arts of the North, Spring 1974
  • True West Magazine, Jan-Feb 1966
    by Richard H. King.

Recordings of Service's Work

  • Tales of the Far North 2 cassette tapes by Tom Byrne. Also on CD.
  • Tales of the Yukon LP by Hank Snow. 1968.
  • Robert Service Recites LP. 1967, Larry Beck & Associates.
  • Larry Beck Recites Robert Service, LP, BOA-LBR-001-1
  • Ballad of Bessie's Boil and other poems, LP, Larry Beck.
  • Jean Shepherd "Reads Poems of Robert Service" LP. 1975
    Folkways Records 9754.
  • The Trail of Ninty-Eight Audio Cassette recording by Maynard Villers.
  • Burges Meredith Recites Robert W. Service LP.
  • Spell of the Yukon by Stuart Hamblen. LP.
  • Klondike Nights Jay Jostyn reads the poems of Robert W. Service. LP.
  • The Spell of the Yukon LP by J. Frank Willis. Canadian, RS-101.
  • Klondike Nights  Lp by Jay Jostyn. Golden Crest Records Cat #CR3058.
  • The Man From Eldorado CD by David Parry. BCD106 Borealis.
  • The Poetry of Robert W. Service Ed Begley, Caedmon LP.
  • War, War, War Country Joe MacDonald, LP.

    Cremation of Sam McGee: A Poem by Robert W. Service, The (1982) (poem)
    Shooting of Dan McGoo, The (1945) (poem The Shooting of Dan McGrew)
    Clancy of the Mounted (1933) (poem)
    Trail of '98, The (1929) (novel)
    Roughneck, The (1924) (novel)
    Shooting of Dan McGrew, The (1924) (poem)
    Poisoned Paradise (1924) (novel)
    Law of the Yukon, The (1920) (poem)
    Lure of Heart's Desire, The (1916) (poem The Spell of the Yukon)
    My Madonna (1915) (poem)
    Song of the Wage Slave, The (1915) (poem)
    Shooting of Dan McGrew, The (1915) (poem)
    Cremation of Sam McGee, The, (2002) (poem)

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