High Water Everywhere

DESCRIPTION: Flood drives Charley from town to town: Sumner, Greenville, Leland, Tallahatchie... "the whole round country ... river has overflowed ... levee broke" "I'm going back to the hill country, won't be worried any more"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (StuffDreams2)
KEYWORDS: travel river disaster flood nonballad
FOUND IN:
Roud #21695
RECORDINGS:
Charley Patton, "High Water Everywhere - Part 1" (on StuffDreams2)
NOTES [29 words]: Three line blues: the first line is repeated -- more or less -- and the last line completes the thought.
This is probably a reference to the great Mississippi flood of 1927. - BS
Last updated in version 5.2
File: RcHiWaEv

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