West Virginia Farmer, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the West Virginia hills, with their many rocks and rills," force the singer into a hard career of trying to scratch out a living. He must plow and harvest in the heat. His pigs die of cholera. When winter comes, he must find wood or freeze
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Gainer)
KEYWORDS: work home hardtimes
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Gainer, pp. 109-111, "The West Virginia Farmer" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 35-36, "The West Virginia Farmer" (1 text)

Roud #5422
File: CAFS1221

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.