I Got to Roll

DESCRIPTION: "Ham and eggs, pork and beans, I woulda et more, but the cook wasn't clean." "I got to roll, roll in a hurry, Make it on the side of the road." "If I'd-a known my Captain was blind... If I'd known my Captain was bad... If I'd known my Captain was mean..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: chaingang work hardtimes prison
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 390-391, "I Got to Roll" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FSNA 292, "I Got to Roll" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, GOTROLL*

Roud #6713
File: LoF292

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