Sung by: Dave Pope
Recorded in Batesville, AR 9/1/61

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Waterbo-o-oy, where is you hiding?
If you don’t come out,
I’m gonna tell your mammy.
There ain’t no Heaven (knock)
In-a these mountains (knock)
That ring-a like mine, boy, (knock)
Ring-a like mine.
Now this old hammer, (knock)
It killed a John Henry. (knock)
It can’t a-kill me, boy,
It can’t a-kill me.

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