The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #76036 Message #2324517
Posted By: Leadbelly
24-Apr-08 - 02:04 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Subject: RE: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and
In addition to the lyrics above it should be mentioned that by research of some sources line no. 8 at least 4 times were interpretated diffently as follows:
I'm goin' to hold on to it, till the eagle wins.
I'm gonna hold on to it till them eagle's green
I'm gonna squeeze it, squeeze it till the eagle grins
I'm gonna hold onto it till them eagles grin.