Down on the Farm (II)
DESCRIPTION: "When a boy I used to dwell in a home I loved so well, Far away among the clover and the bees." The singer describes the happy life on the farm, the family among whom he worked -- and the changes since his "boyhood's happy days down on the farm."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: farming family father mother home death separation return
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 210, "Down on the Farm" (1 text plus mention of 3 more; also a text of "Down on the Farm (III)")
Browne 148, "Down on the Farm" (1 text plus mention of 1 more)
cf. "The Girl I Left in Sunny Tennessee" (theme)
cf. "Down on the Farm (IV -- Parody)" (parody of this song)
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