Constoga on the Jordan Road
DESCRIPTION: "The devil and Goliath were playing seven up, All on account of half a dollar," but the Devil cheats. The Conestoga wagon will take riders to the other side of Jordan. Teamsters cuss but travel the road. The saints are on the other side of Jordan.
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Korson-PennsylvaniaSongsAndLegends)
KEYWORDS: derivative travel devil humorous
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennsylvaniaSongsAndLegends, pp. 249-250, "Constoga on the Jordan Road" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Jordan Am a Hard Road to Travel" (tune) and references there
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