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Thread #44011 Message #2491400
Posted By: Arkie
11-Nov-08 - 10:50 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Ballad of Seth Davy / Whiskey on a Sunday
Subject: RE: Who Wrote The Ballad of Seth Davy
The lyrics above indicate that the dolls were puppets worked by strings. My recollection of the song referred to the dancing dolls mentioned above which are also called Limberjims here in the Arkansas Ozarks.