Turkey Buzzard

DESCRIPTION: "Shoot that turkey buzzard Come flopping down the hollow (x2)." "Shoot old Davy Dugger dead; He eat my meat and stole my bread." "Shoot old Davy Dugger, Take his wife and hug her." "Oh, that girl with the blue dress on, She stole my heart..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: bird death hunting nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
BrownIII 105, "Turkey Buzzard" (1 text plus 2 fragments which may or may not be related)
BrownSchinhanV 105, "Turkey Buzzard" (2 tunes plus text excerpts)
Rosenbaum, pp. 168-169, "Shoot the Turkey Buzzard" (1 text, 1 tune)
JonesLunsford, p. 247, "Turkey Buzzard" (1 tune, possibly this)

Roud #7653
RECORDINGS:
Chancey Bros., "Shoot That Turkey Buzzard" (on FolkVisions2)
J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers, "Shoot the Turkey Buzzard" (King 819, 1949)

File: Br3105

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