The Woodpecker Song Well it's early in the morn, in the morn Baby when I rise, Lordy, mama Well it's early in the morn a- baby when I rise Well-a it's early in the morn the morn, baby when I rise, lordy mama well it's early in the morn baby when I rise. The peckerwood's a pecking on the, on the schoolhouse door , sugar Well the peckerwood a-pecking on the, on the schoolhouse door well-a well the peckerwood a-pecking on the schoolhouse door, sugar, well he pecks so hard lordy baby, until his pecker got sore well-a Untill his pecker got sore Lord, sugar, Well he peck so hard lordy, baby until his pecker got sore. etc, etc,etc.other verses run with Well-a whosoever told it, that he told a dirty lie Well the egale on a dollar, quarter he gonna rise and fly. Well I ain't been to Georga , but I've been told well-a women in a-Georga baby got a sweet jelly roll. This woodpecker is a double cutting axe work song Lomax got this I think in the 60's on Parchman prison farm. BF BF oct99
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