Big Stone Gap
DESCRIPTION: "Big Stone Gap's gettin' mighty cold, honey, Big Stone Gap's getting mighty cold, babe, Big Stone Gap's gettin' mighty cold, Can't make a dollar to save my soul, honey." Police hauled the singer off the train. They can't bluff him. He doesn't need women.
EARLIEST DATE: 1954 (Roberts)
KEYWORDS: floatingverses train police
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roberts, #52, "Big Stone Gap" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Cumberland Gap" (form)
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