Cotton fields; Exodus; Exoudus; I'm going from the cotton field. I'm going from the cane.; I'm going from the Cotton field And Oh' it make's me sigh
@ University of Arkansas
Descriptionvoice; pianos Collected by Ronald Scheuerman and Bob Edmisten For M. C. Parler Transcribed by Ronald Scheuerman and Mary Bradley Sung by Mrs. Stella Evans Huntsville, Arkansas 20 December 1959 Reel 323, Item 6 Cotton Field Song I'm going from the cotton field. I'm going from the cane. I'm going from the old Log Hut that stands down in the Lane. The Boat is in the River that has come to take me off. I'm going to join the accidents thats making for the North. They tell me out in Kansas so many miles away, The colored folks are flocking around because they are getting better pay. I don't know how I'll find it there, But I'm bound to try. So when the Sun goes down tonight I'm going to say Good Bye. Chorus: I'm going from the Cotton field And Oh' it make's me sigh So when the Sun goes down tonight, I'm going to say Good Bye. But Dinah she don't want to go. She says we're getting old. She's afraid we'd freeze to death in a country thats so cold. The Story about the work & Pay she don't believe it true She begs me not to do the things which I'm bound to do. And so the tiroes are so hard and I am old & poor. The hungry wolf came looking in and snarling at my door. We got to go and help the children before I come to die So when the Sun goes...
Scheuerman, Ronald; Edmisten, BobScheuerman, Ronald; Bradley, Mary
1959 12 20
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