I'm Off for California

DESCRIPTION: "Now, darkies gather round -- I got a thing to tell." "Oh, Jerusha! whose gwine to go? I'm gwine to California, so fotch along de hoe!" Letters from California are heavy with gold. The singer prepares to set out for the west
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2008 (Cohen); probably published before 1859
KEYWORDS: gold travel derivative
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 652-654, "I'm Off for California" (1 text plus a broadside print)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1020, p. 70, "I'm Off for California" (3 references)

File: CAFS652

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