Counties of Arkansas, The

DESCRIPTION: "There's Benton, Carroll, Marion, Boone in a line...." The song describes the various counties of Arkansas, with chorus exhorting the students to make Arkansas "The banner state for enterprise, good schools, and moral law" and praising Ouachita county
AUTHOR: Annie Coble Wilson?
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: nonballad derivative
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 876, "The Counties of Arkansas" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 364-365, "The Counties of Arkansas" (1 text)

Roud #7541
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Bonnie Blue Flag" (tune & meter) and references there
NOTES: Reported to have been written by Annie Coble Wilson for use by her school in Camden (in Ouachita County). It will come as no surprise that it seems not to have been used outside the state. - RBW
Last updated in version 2.7
File: R876

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