“Levee Camp Holler”


"We git up in de mornin' so dog-gone soon, Cain'[t] see nothin' but de stars and moon. Um...." An enumeration of typical travails in a hard day behind a team of mules.

Cross references


  1. Botkin-MRFolklr, p. 569, "Levee Camp Holler" (1 text (composite, from Lomax), 1 tune)
  2. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 49-52, "Levee Camp 'Holler'" (1 text, obviously composite, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #15580
  4. BI, BMRF569


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934
Keywords: poverty work hardtimes
Found in: US(So)