When the Taters Are All Dug

DESCRIPTION: "Way up in Aroostook County, Where in winter falls the nows... There's a smile all o'er the Couny Till then 'taters are all dug." The residents discuss the size of the potatoes. Pickets come from all around. Couples court and men drink during the season
AUTHOR: Words: E. J. Sullivan
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Gray, from a broadside)
KEYWORDS: food courting drink money nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gray, pp. 172-175, "When the Taters Are All Dug" (1 text)
cf. "Mother's Appel to Her Boy" (tune)
File: Gray172

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