Ballad of Talmadge, The

DESCRIPTION: "It's sunny again in Georgia, No finer breathing place, Since the undertaker Threw dirt in Talmadge face." He cussed heavily, "Now he can't cuss no more." He had mistreated the Colored; they rejoice at his death and say, "Devil he take Talmadge."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Greenway)
KEYWORDS: death Black(s) political
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1884-1946 - Life of Eugene Talmadge, several-time governor of Georgia
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greenway-AFP, p. 120, "The Ballad of Talmadge" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 318-319, "The Ballad of Talmadge" (1 text)

Roud #22285
File: CAFS1318

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