Moonshiner's Dream

DESCRIPTION: "Las night as I lay sleeping I dreamed one pleasant dream...." "Making blockade whiskey And selling at retail; But I woke up sad, broken-hearted In the Fulton County Jail." He laments the conditions, dreams of better, and warns others
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (recording, Riley Puckett)
KEYWORDS: prison drink dream
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 355, "Moonshiner's Dream" (1 text)
Roud #11729
Riley Puckett, "The Moonshiner's Dream" (Columbia 15324-D, 1928)
cf. "Logan County Jail (Dallas County Jail)" [Laws E17] (theme, lyrics)
NOTES [25 words]: This shows clear signs of borrowing from "Logan County Jail" or a relative. But the dream motif seems important enough for me to list it separately. - RBW
File: Br3355

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