Rabbit in the Log (Feast Here Tonight)
DESCRIPTION: "Rabbit in the log And I ain't got no dog." The singer, apparently poor and a rambler, perhaps a poacher, imagines how to catch the rabbit and describes how he will cook and enjoy it. He will sleep in a farmer's shed, etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: animal food hunting
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 166, "Rabbit in the Log" (1 fragment)
Coleman/Bregman, pp. 72-73, "Nobody's But Mine" (1 short text, 1 tune, which may be combined with "Nobody's Business But Mine")
Monroe Brothers, "Have a Feast Here Tonight" (Bluebird 7508)
cf. "Never Let Your Honey Have Her Way" (lyrics, form)
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