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101 BLOOD
Obtained by Mrs. Lillian Ammerman, Detroit, from the singing of a fifteen-year-old colored boy in the Detention Home, Detroit.
pud           -              die                            Of          blood on the ground
i There was blood on the saddle, There was blood on the ground, And a great big puddle Of blood on the ground.
2   Now our friend, the brave cowboy, Will ride never more,
For his head it is nothing But a big blob of gore.
3   He was born here in Texas, The best in the land. Now he's gone to the angels In the Promised Land.
4   O he had a young sweetheart He loved once so well, Whose grief o'er his dying No tongue e'er can tell.
5   He asked her to marry One fine night in June, Now he's left her all lonely And covered with gloom.







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