Oh, Give Me the Hills

DESCRIPTION: "Oh give me the hills and the ring of the drills, And the rich silver ore in the groun." "Oh give me the camp where the prospectors tramp." The singer intends to live and die among "the hils and the roaring stamp mills."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (California Folklore Quarterly 1, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: mining gambling wife nonballad derivative
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 591, "Oh, Give Me the Hills" (1 text)
File: CAFS2591

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