Farm in the West, The

DESCRIPTION: "I've a farm out in the West, Where the farms they are the best, I've a cross-eyed mule with freckles and red hair." The singer recalls in particular his old Shanghai rooster, dead in battle with a dog; its feather keeps him from getting drunk
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Neely)
KEYWORDS: farming bird dog death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Neely, pp. 187-188, "The Farm in the West" (1 text)
Roud #4318
File: Neel187

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