“I Found a Horseshoe”


"I found a horseshoe, I found a horseshoe, I picked it up and nailed it to a door. And it was rusty and full of nail holes, Good luck 'twill bring you forevermore." "The man who owned the horse he lives in New York." "The horse... his name was Mike"


  1. Sandburg, pp. 382-383, "I Found a Horseshoe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10077
  3. BI, San382


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: horse nonballad
Found in: US(MW)