Which Way Did My Baby Go?
DESCRIPTION: "Which way did my baby go? Did she stop by here Or did she keep on down the road?" "I'm going to find her... somewhere... some old lonesome day." "Why ... treat me this way?"
AUTHOR: Moses Williams
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (USFlorida01)
KEYWORDS: grief love separation travel floatingverses nonballad lover
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Moses Williams, "Which Way Did My Baby Go?" (on USFlorida01)
NOTES [55 words]: Floating lines include "That's all right mama, that's all right for you... Just any way you do" (see Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, "That's All Right" (Victor 20-2205, 1947)) and "The sun will shine in my back door some day" (see indexed "Sun Gonna Shine in My Door Some Day"; also Ma Rainey, "Runaway Blues" (Paramount 12902, 1928)). - BS
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