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Comment by John Masciale on November 16, 2008 at 11:53pm
Tell me about it... Elaine and I have never seen these lyrics before. They are very appropriate. Can we ask where you got them? Loved your performance by the way.
Comment by Carl Anderton on November 17, 2008 at 6:38pm
John, the words can be found in the Library of Congress American Memory site, in the Songsheet section. Just type in the title. I got these lyrics from Christy's 1863 "New Songster."
Comment by halisha thomas howell on October 19, 2009 at 8:42pm
aye goin on th loan,tis a harder road to travel than Richmond ever were,excellent job Carl
Comment by Al Smitley on June 21, 2018 at 4:40am

Didn't see this when it was posted.  I included it in my collection of antebellum topical music and have an 1854 date for it, found in the Lester Levy collection.

Comment by Chris Prieto on June 21, 2018 at 9:19am

Al the necromancer! It's amazing that you guys have been keeping it funky with this minstrel music since 2008!!!

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