“Sugar Hill”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1928 (recording, Crockett Ward & his Boys)
Keywords: dancing drink floatingverses dancetune
Found in: US(Ap,SE)

Description

Dance tune; "If you want to get your eye knocked out/If you want to get your fill/If you want to get your head blowed off/Go up on Sugar Hill". Other floating verses; "Possum up a 'simmon tree."

Notes

"Sugar Hill" is the wild part of town. - PJS

Recordings

References

  1. Cohen/Seeger/Wood, p. 193, "Sugar Hill" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, CSW193