“Away Out On the Mountain”


"I packed my grip for a farewell trip; I kissed Susan Jane goodbye at the fountain. 'I'm going,' says I, 'to the land of the sky, Away out on the mountain.'" The singer describes mountain life -- the wind, the animals; he will feast on meat and honey


Pity we don't have a keyword "travelogue." - PJS


  • Bud Reed, "Away Out On The Mountain" (on Reeds01)
  • Frankie Marvin, "Away Out On The Mountain" (on Edison 11006, 1929)
  • Riley Puckett, "Away Out On The Mountain" (on Columbia 15324-D, 1928)
  • Jimmie Rodgers, "Away Out On The Mountain" (on Victor 21142, 1927)


  1. BrownIII 318, "Away Out On the Mintain" (1 text)
  2. Roud #15887
  3. BI, Br3318


Author: Kelly Harrell
Earliest date: 1927 (copyrighted by author)
Found in: US(SE)