Howdy, Bill (How I Got My Wife)

DESCRIPTION: "Howdy, Bill, git down a minute, Come right in from the sea." The singer will describe how he found his wife. They grew up together and fell in love, but he was afraid to say anything. Finally, sitting at far ends of a bench, they move closer (then marry)
AUTHOR: probably Bill Chitwood (Robertson)
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Richardson/Spaeth-AmericanMountainSongs)
KEYWORDS: love courting work
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Richardson/Spaeth-AmericanMountainSongs, pp. 59-60, "Howdy, Bill" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3121
RECORDINGS:
Bill Chitwood & Bud Landress, "Howdy Bill" (Brunswick 2809)
File: Rich059

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