Dance Me a Jig

DESCRIPTION: "I'm going up to that freedom land." The slave has fled his master, taking with him a pig and a hog which he has named "Jeff Davis" and "General Lee." The singer's sons are free. She enjoys thinking of his face when he finds that she and the pigs are gone
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (copyright, according to Silber-CivWarFull)
KEYWORDS: slave freedom animal
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 360-362, "Dance Me a Jig" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: SCWF360

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.