THE BILLY GOAT WAS FEELING FINE
(THE BILLY GOAT)
Sung by: Robbie Martin
Recorded in Banner, AR
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He ate six red shirts from off Sal's line.
Sal took a stick and broke his back,
And tied him to the railroad track.
A fast express was drawing nigh.
That goat was doomed, but not to die:
He gave three shrieks in rage and pain,
Coughed up those shirts and flagged the train.
Also found in Brown, Vol. III, #514, "The Billy Goat."