DESCRIPTION: "Corn-stalk fiddle and (buckeye/pea-vine/shoe-string) bow, Did you ever see the Devil, Uncle Joe." Or "...I'll stick by her wherever I go." Or "...I'll come back and be your beau."
EARLIEST DATE: 1966 (Burton/Manning-EastTennesseeStateCollectionVol2)
KEYWORDS: music devil floatingverses courting
FOUND IN: US(Ap,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Burton/Manning-EastTennesseeStateCollectionVol2, p. 84, "Up Popped Joe" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Abernethy-SinginTexas, p. 61, "(Corn-stalk fiddle and a buckeye bow)" (1 short text); also pp. 83-84, "Little Brown Jug" (1 text, 1 tune that are clearly "Little Brown Jug," with supplementary dance verses that appear to derive from "Cotton-Eyed Joe" or "Corn-Stalk Fiddle" or some other very unstable text)
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