“The Beaver Cap”
"I went to town the other day To buy myself a hat, sir, I picked upon this beaver cap, With bill so broad and flat, sir." The song may detail the exploits of the boy with the cap -- e.g. letting a hen roost in it, throwing the eggs at his mother, etc.
- Belden, p. 435, "The Beaver Cap" (1 text)
- Randolph 355, "The Beaver Cap" (1 text, 1 tune)
- MHenry-Appalachians, p. 32, "Flat Bill Beaver Cap" (1 text)
- Roud #6366
- BI, R355