On Eli's Sunny Hill
DESCRIPTION: "On Eli's Sunny Hill I stand, And cast a wicked eye, Down toward Bill McFarland's - don't let that hat pass by; Drop in a nickel, brother Burnett, 'Tis the river of Delight"
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: drink money
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 100, p. 125, "On Eli's Sunny Hill" (1 fragment)
NOTES [27 words]: Stout explains this as a fragment from a time when temperance was an issue in Iowa. This seems not unlikely, but it's hard to prove from his one verse fragment. - RBW
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