Cholly Blues, The
DESCRIPTION: "Broke an' hungry, ragged an' dirty too (x2), Jes' want to know, baby, kin I go home wid you?" The singer describes how a hard life made him turn rambler, and promises her subtle rewards. He hopes to find a woman "an' roam no' mo.'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: rambling hardtimes floatingverses home
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 201-203, "The 'Cholly' Blues" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Stormalong" (floating verses)
cf. "Deep Blue Sea (II)" (floating verses)
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