DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Oh Babe, Sangaree (x4)."Verses: "If I live, Don't get killed, I'm going back, Jacksonville." "My husband's got the shovel, And I got the hoe, If that ain't farming, I don't know."
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: nonballad playparty
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 18, pp. 99-101, "Sangaree" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is based on the Parrish text. In Parrish's verses, every line is followed by "Sangaree." - BS
Last updated in version 4.1
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.