Greenback (I)

DESCRIPTION: "If I had a scoldin' wife, I tell you what I'd do... Ho yo that greenback, greenback, hi yo today, Hi yo that greenback, they're done courting me." Other verses from floating themes: Someone steals the singer's overcoat; he warns others away from his wife
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (collected from Dave Macon by Boswell)
KEYWORDS: money floatingverses wife
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Boswell/Wolfe 92, pp. 144-145, "Greenback" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11022
File: BoWo092

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