“I'm Goin' Away to Texas”


"I'm goin' away to Texas, Oh dear me...." "Just go on an' just keep a-goin'." "When I get there I'll write you a letter." "I don't want you nor none of your letters." "You'll be sorry for all this." "If I am, you never will know it." Etc.


  1. Randolph 363, "I'm Going Away to Texas" (3 texts, 1 tune, but only the "A" text and tune really belong here; "B" is "I Love You And I Can't Help It" and "C" is perhaps "The Quaker's Courtship" )
  2. Randolph/Cohen, pp. 327-329, "I'm Going Away to Texas" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 363A)
  3. Lomax-FSNA 166, "I'm Going Away to Texas" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. Roud #6691
  5. BI, R363


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1931 (Randolph)
Found in: US(So)