Sung by: Otis Spradling
Recorded in Sitka, AR 8/4/61

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[In some places here the guitar is so loud you can’t hear the words. -N.G.]

Old Dan Tucker’s downtown,
. . .

Fly, Tucker, fly.
You’re too late to get your supper.

Old Dan Tucker was a fine old man;
He washed his face in a frying pan.
He combed his head with a wagon wheel
And died with a toothache in his heel.

Also found in Randolph, Vol. III, #521; Brown, Vol. III, #82.

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