“Turkey Buzzard”


"Shoot that turkey buzzard Come flopping down the hollow (x2)." "Shoot old Davy Dugger dead; He eat my meat and stole my bread." "Shoot old Davy Dugger, Take his wife and hug her." "Oh, that girl with the blue dress on, She stole my heart..."


  • Chancey Bros., "Shoot That Turkey Buzzard" (on FolkVisions2)
  • J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers, "Shoot the Turkey Buzzard" (King 819, 1949)


  1. BrownIII 105, "Turkey Buzzard" (1 text plus 2 fragments which may or may not be related)
  2. Roud #7653
  3. BI, Br3105


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1915 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)