DESCRIPTION: "Well, old Uncle Doody in the shade of the tree, Played on the fiddle in the key of C." Various disasters strike the farm, but Uncle Doody doesn't care; he just keeps playing. Not even Aunt Viney's yelling, or a bad harvest, can distract him
AUTHOR: Sam McGee?
EARLIEST DATE: 1981 (Burton-TNSingers)
KEYWORDS: music farming hardtimes family fiddle
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burton-TNSingers, pp. 135-136, "Uncle Doody" (1 text)
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