O, Lula!

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Lula, oh Lord, gal, I want to see you so bad. Gonna see my long-haired baby (x2), Well, I'm goin' 'cross the country To see my long-haired gal." The singer tells how Mr. Treadmill had Mr. Goff pay the boys off; now he is home and happy with his girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Hurston, Mules and Men)
KEYWORDS: train love
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax-FSUSA 77, "O, Lula!" (1 text, 1 tune)
Botkin-RailFolklr, p. 447, "O Lulu" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Zora Neale Hurston, _Mules and Men_ (New York,1990 (paperback edition of 1935 original)), pp. 261-263, "Going To See My Long-Haired Babe" (with tune)

File: LxU077

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