Sung by: Jewel Hawkins
Recorded in Batesville, AR 7/30/62

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It was in the year of '63
When J.H Stanton hired me.
He said, "Young man, I want you to go
And follow my herd through Mexico."

Oh, when we arrived in Mexico,
I wanted to see my girl, but I could not go.
The road was long but straight to my dear,
But not the words that I once did hear.

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The John Quincy Wolf Folklore Collection
Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas
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