Turnip Patch, The

DESCRIPTION: "I went down to the turnip patch... To see if my old hen had hatched." "There set a possum on the rail, Reached up and grabbed him by the tail." "Got him on the ground and he tried to fight... Reached up my right foot and kicked out the light."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: animal chickens fight
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 454, "The Turnip Patch" (1 text)
ST R454 (Full)
Roud #7602
cf. "Who Broke the Lock (on the Henhouse Door)?" (lyrics)
cf. "Sixteen Chickens and a Tambourine" (lyrics)
File: R454

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