Six-Bit Express, De
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the six bit 'spressmen sing this song, doo dah, oh, doo dah day. Oh, the six bit 'spress is a hundred miles long." They will run the train all night and day "In a dirty lousy dugout on a bed made of hay." The singer does well at craps.
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: train war soldier gambling
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 212-214, "De Six-Bit Express" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Camptown Races" (tune) and references there
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