Old Eph Grizzard

DESCRIPTION: Song with sound effects: "Old Efp Grizzard (Fft!), Dead and gone (Fft!), Gone to the evil, Just as sho' as you' born! (Fft!) Eph! (Fft!) (x2), Gimme piece of beef! (Fft!), GImme piece of liver! (Fft!). Hung old Eph on the Cumberland River...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (collected from C. C. Walton by Boswell)
KEYWORDS: nonballad food execution river
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Boswell/Wolfe 62, pp. 102-103, "Old Eph Grizzard" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11029
File: BoWo062

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