Oh Mother, Take the Wheel Away

DESCRIPTION: "Oh (mother/father), take the (wheel/cow) away And put it out of sight, For I am heavy-hearted And I cannot (spin/milk) tonight." The rest of the song apparently concerns the lover the singer has lost
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love separation work
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 814, "Oh Mother, Take the Wheel Away" (2 fragments)
Roud #7430
NOTES: This is probably a fragment/remnant of something else -- but Randolph's texts are so fragmentary that we cannot tell what. - RBW
File: R814

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