Little Log Cabin by the Sea
DESCRIPTION: Yet another song derived from "Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane", but in this one the singer reminisces about the precious Bible his/her mother left behind in the log cabin by the sea
AUTHOR: Lyrics: Probably A. P. Carter; tune: Will S. Hays.
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (recording, Carter Family)
KEYWORDS: religious Bible mother family
FOUND IN: US
Carter Family, "Little Log Cabin by the Sea" (Victor 21074, 1927)
DeBusk-Weaver Family, "Little Log Cabin by the Sea" (on DeBusk-Weaver1)
cf. "Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane" (tune, structure) and references there
NOTES: This shouldn't be confused with "Little Old Log Cabin by the Stream" or any of the other "Log Cabin" songs; it's indexed primarily to differentiate it from them. - PJS
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