Fourth of July at a Country Fair (Home Sweet Home to Me)

DESCRIPTION: "On the Fourth of July at a coutry fair, A man went up in a balloon." The balloon leaks; as he comes down hard, he says, "Any old place that I hang my hat Will be home sweet home to me." A condemned man declares that any limb they hang him on is home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (recording, Georgia Yellow Hammers)
KEYWORDS: humorous home technology execution escape
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Browne-AlabamaFolkLyric 144, "Home Sweet Home to Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11346
Bill Chitwood & His Georgia Mountaineers, "Fourth of July at the County Fair" (Okeh 45100, 1927?)
Georgia Yellow Hammers, "Fourth of July at a County Fair" (Victor 20549, 1927)

File: Brne144

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