Horse Trader's Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "It's do you know those horse traders, It's do you know their plan? (x2) Their plan it is for to snide you And git whatever they can; I've been all around the world." About the tricks and travels of horse traders
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: horse commerce travel trick
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 495, "The Horse-Traders' Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen-OzarkFolksongs-Abridged, pp. 355-357, "The Horse-Trader's Song" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 495)
Lomax-FolkSongsOfNorthAmerica 168, "The Horse Trader's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5728
cf. "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me (Been All Around This World)" (tune, floating lyrics)
NOTES [19 words]: Clearly a specialized adaption of "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me" -- but the difference in plot makes them separate songs. - RBW
File: R495

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