Georgia Buck

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, my name is Georgia Buck, and I never had much luck." Various verses about Georgia's troubles and his wife, typically ending "Georgia Buck is dead, the last thing he said Was, 'Don't ever let a woman have her way" (or "Dig me a hole in the ground.")
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: marriage death
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 500, "Georgia Buck" (2 short texts plus a fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 500, "Georgia Buck" (3 tunes plus text excerpts)

Roud #3428
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cotten, "Georgia Buck" (on ClassBanj)
Al Hopkins and his Buckle Busters, "Georgia Buck" (Brunswick 183/Vocalion 5182 [as the Hill Billies], 1927)

NOTES: Roud lumps this with "The Southern Soldier Boy (Barbro Buck)," or at least some versions of it. That seems to be based solely on the word "Buck" in the title. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: Br3500

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