Bury Me in the Garden

DESCRIPTION: "Bury me in the garden, mother, mother, Bury me in the garden, mother, mother, mother dear, Bury me in the garden." "O, the moonlight... shines so bright... way down in the garden 'neath the sycamore tree."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: death burial mother
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 266, "Bury Me in the Garden" (1 text)
Roud #15743
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Bury Me in the Cornfield, Nigger
File: Br3266

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