County Song (The Counties of Iowa)

DESCRIPTION: "Our home is in Iowa toward the setting sun, Just between two mighty rivers where the flowing waters run... It has 99 counties, will you join and sing their names?" Educational song listing Iowa's counties, adding information about a few of them
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout-FolkloreFromIowa); reportedly learned 1880
KEYWORDS: nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia2, pp. 474-475, "County Song" (1 text)
Stout-FolkloreFromIowa 103, pp. 127-133, "Early Iowa School Songs" (11 texts, of which the "A" text is this song)

File: CAFS2474

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