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Comin' 'Round the Mountain She'll be comin' round the mountain, charmin' Betsey She'll be comin' round the mountain, Cora Lee; Oh, if I never see you any more, Just look at my ring an' think of me. (or, Dear Lord, remember me.) A rich man lives in a big brick house, A poor man does the same, I live down in the old county jail, Lord, a brick house just the same! A rich girl drives a big limmerseen, A poor girl does the same; My girl drives a model T Ford, Lord, she's ridin' just tbe same! From Ozark Folksongs, Randolph collected from Fred Painter, MO, 1941 Recorded by Roy Acuff Note: one of very many variations on the theme. Sometimes it's rich/poor; sometimes black/white/brown; sometimes sailor/captain/admiral. RG
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