Jones! Oh Jones
DESCRIPTION: Singer's friend Jones "took my woman and left this town." If Jones doesn't bring her back he will kill Jones. He will get a gattling gun, ambulance and undertaker, and he has a doctor who wants to buy the body. Other women -- Sue, Minnie, May -- won't do.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Blind Blake Higgs: see WIHIGGS01)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity love warning homicide friend lover
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
Blind Blake Higgs, "Jones! Oh Jones" (on WIHIGGS01)
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