Down the Road
DESCRIPTION: "Way down yonder as far as I have been, All them women love rowdy men, Down the road, down the road, Can't get a letter from down the road." "Way down yonder far as I can see, Everybody looks like me." "The first I knowed, the sheriff had me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Roberts)
KEYWORDS: courting police
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roberts, #69, "Down the Road" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Roud lists this as a version of "Black-Eyed Susie (Green Corn)." The brevity of the text makes this barely possible, but I doubt it. - RBW
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