Sung by: Sara Jo Fendley

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Chorus: Going up Cripple Creek,
Going on a run.
Going up Cripple Creek
To have some fun.

The girls up Cripple Creek,
About half grown,
They jump on a man
Like a dog on a bone.


Easiest money
That ever I made
I made up Cripple Creek,
Laying in the shade.


Run, run, fun, fun.
Going up Cripple Creek
To have some fun.

(Comment by Mrs. Fendley: "I can't remember all the verses to that. There's about ten or twelve.")

Also found in Brown, Vol. III, #299.

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