Bill Hopkin's Colt

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas over in Cambridge county In a barroom filled with smoke Where all the neighbors... Talk horse and crack a joke." Hopkins tells how his father planned to shoot an ugly colt, but Bill urged him to spare it -- and it has become a champion racer
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Flanders/Brown)
KEYWORDS: horse racing father
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Flanders/Brown, pp. 39-42, "Bill Hopkin's Colt" (1 text, 1 tune)
Flanders-ChapBook, pp. 24-29, "Bill Hopkins' Colt" (1 text)

ST FlBr039 (Partial)
Roud #4156
cf. "Creeping Jane" [Laws Q23] (theme)
NOTES: As "Bill Hopkins's Colt," this is item dH36 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
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File: FlBr039

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