“Oh Mother, Take the Wheel Away”


"Oh (mother/father), take the (wheel/cow) away And put it out of sight, For I am heavy-hearted And I cannot (spin/milk) tonight." The rest of the song apparently concerns the lover the singer has lost


This is probably a fragment/remnant of something else -- but Randolph's texts are so fragmentary that we cannot tell what. - RBW


  1. Randolph 814, "Oh Mother, Take the Wheel Away" (2 fragments)
  2. Roud #7430
  3. BI, R814


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934 (Randolph)
Keywords: love separation work
Found in: US(So)