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 [19 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish text. In Parrish's verses, every line is followed by "Sangaree." - BS
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