Three C Railroad
DESCRIPTION: Hammer song. "Oh, baby, Uh! what you gwine to do? Uh! Three C railroad, Uh! done run through! Uh!" "My and my partner, him and me!" "Oh, baby, what you gwine to do? Seaboard Air-line (or other train) done run through."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: railroading work
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 216-217, "Work-Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: There are hints of this in some of Lead Belly's songs. But that may just be the common stuff of all railroad work songs. - RBW
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