Sung by: Mrs. W.B. Apple
Recorded in Huff, AR 1/1/62

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(Comment by Mrs. Apple: “This is my favorite of old fiddle tunes. My father used to play this in the key of A, which had brilliant effects, I thought, and we would sing it about this fast.”)

Old Joe Clark dead and gone,
I hope he’s gone to rest.
All them gals he used to love,
Loved my gal the best.
Rock, rock, Old Joe Clark,
Rock, rock, rock, I say.
Rock, rock, Old Joe Clark,
Hope he’s getting away.

Also found in Randolph, Vol. III, #533; Brown, Vol. III, #86.

All Songs Recorded by John Quincy Wolf, Jr., unless otherwise noted

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Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas
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