Sung by: Lowell Harness
Recorded in Mountain Home, AR 6/15/63

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As I go toiling on the farm,
With the little brown jug under my arm,
I picked her up, and I give her a pull.
When I get through, the jug’s half full.

Chorus: Oh, ho, ho, you and me,
Little brown jug, do I love thee!

Me and my wife and the old coon dog
Crossed the creek on a hickory log.
The log, it broke, and we got wet,
All but the old coon dog, you bet.


Picked her up, and I give her a pull;
When I got through, the jug’s half full.

Also found in Randolph, Vol. III, #408; Brown, Vol. III, #33; Belden, p. 261.

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