Folk Songs from the Southern Highlands - online songbook

Southern Appalachians songs with lyrics, commentary & some sheet music.

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Who Killed Poor Robin?
4. Who dug his grave ? "Oh, I," said the Jay, "With my little tiny spade, And I dug his grave, O."
5. Who laid him out ? "I," said the turkey, "With my old long snout, I laid him out, O."
6. Who hauled him to the grave? "Oh, I," said the bull,
"Just as hard as I could pull And I hauled him there, O."
7. Who laid him in? "Oh, me," said the duck, "With my old long bill, And I laid him, O."
8. Who covered him up? "Oh, I," said the crow, "With my little tiny toe, And I covered him up, O."
9. Who patted his grave? "Oh, me," said the duck, "With my old flat foot And I patted his grave, O."
10. Who sung his sambo? "I," said the swallow, "Just as hard as I could hollow And I sung his sambo, O."

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III