Boggy Creek or The Hills of Mexico [Laws B10b]

DESCRIPTION: A group of cowboys is hired for an expedition away from home. Mistreated by their boss, they eventually rebel (and kill him)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: cowboy revenge boss
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (8 citations):
Laws B10b, "Boggy Creek or The Hills of Mexico"
Lomax-FSNA 196, "On the Trail to Mexico" (1 text, 1 tune)
Thorp/Fife XV, pp. 195-218 (31-33), "Buffalo Range" (6 texts, 2 tunes, though the "B" text is "Boggy Creek," C and D appear unrelated, and E is "Canada-I-O")
Fife-Cowboy/West 30, "The Hills of Mexico" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 548-549, "The Hills of Mexico" (1 text)
Tinsley, pp. 32-35, "The Hills of Mexico" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 109, "Trail To Mexico" (1 text)
DT 377, (ARIZONIO* -- clearly a member of this family of songs, and closer to this than Laws B10a or C17, although it perhaps should be classified as a separate piece)

Roud #634
RECORDINGS:
Roscoe Holcomb, "The Hills of Mexico" (on Holcomb-Ward1)
Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock, "The Trail to Mexico" (Victor V-40016, 1929; on MakeMe)
Carl T. Sprague, "Following the Cow Trail" (Victor 20067, 1926; Montgomery Ward M-4468, 1934; rec. 1925; on AuthCowboys)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Buffalo Skinners" [Laws B10a]
cf. "Shanty Teamster's Marseillaise" (plot)
cf. "Canaday-I-O, Michigan-I-O, Colley's Run I-O" [Laws C17]
File: LB10B

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