Go Down, You Little Red Rising Sun

DESCRIPTION: "Uh... go down, you little red, redder than rouge rising sun, And don't you never... uh... bring day...." The singer wishes the judge who sentenced him was dead. He proclaims that he has never committed murder, robbed, or done any other crime
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (collected from Roscoe McLean)
KEYWORDS: prison punishment hardtimes work
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 360-361, "Go Down, You Little Red Rising Sun" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15594
File: LoSi360

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