Sittin' in de Cotton

DESCRIPTION: "When the cannonballs a-singing and the mustard gas is low, If I surely had my rothers, Alabama's where I'd go. Sitting in the cotton where you won't give a damn, SInging whoa buck." He thinks of all the deaths in the war and thinks even slavery is better
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: soldier animal death war home
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 200-203, "Sittin' in de Cotton" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: NiMo200

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