The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #80912   Message #2266992
Posted By: Joe_F
19-Feb-08 - 09:15 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Wandering (Early and Late)
Subject: RE: Wanderin' (Blues)
This song was in oral circulation in my high school, 1950-1954, essentially Sandburg's version, except that it was "If the devil don't get you" & "a blond-headed woman". There was occasionally, however, an additional stanza, of which I do not remember the first line:

. . .
My mammy needs a bed,
My daddy needs a pillow
For to rest his weary head,
And it looks like....