Wednesday, January 25, 2006

'Leven cent cotton...

Here's a verse from a current favorite folk song we've been singing here at Bethany- from the "Fireside Book of American Folk Songs" a Christmas present to the kids....

'Leven cent cotton, forty cent meat
How in the world can a poor man eat?
Praying for the sunshine, cause it'll rain,
Things gettin worse, drivin all insane.

Built a nice barn, painted it brown
Lighten' come along an burnt it all down..

No use talkin' any man's beat
With 'leven cent cotton and forty cent meat.

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