Shot My Pistol in de Heart of Town

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Lawd, Shot my pistol In de heart of town. Lawd, de big chief hollered, 'Doncha blow me down.'" The singer (?) looks for his girls who "lef' here runnin'." He describes his love of cards. The story is not coherent
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Odum & Johnson)
KEYWORDS: cards separation
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 52-53, "Shot My Pistol in de Heart of Town" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15570
File: LxA052

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