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20I ONE FINE DAY
Communicated in 1929 by Mrs. Dorothy Woodm, Harrison. She had learned the song when she was a child in Waldron, Michigan.
t One fine day I went to mill; I got stuck on Badger's hill; I hawed my hosses, and I gee'd my cart, But to save my soul I couldn't get a start.
Chorus
O where you come from, knock a nigger down,
A wagon full of bum shells, knock a nigger 'round.
2 There was a frog lived in a spring;
The water was so wet that he couldn't swim. He hitched his tail to an ellum stump, And he hollered and he bellered, but he couldn't get a jump.







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