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Thread #100659   Message #2491422
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
11-Nov-08 - 11:40 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Boston Burglar
Subject: RE: Origins: Boston Burglar
"To Huntsville" [TX] is a fragment of the ballad in Scarborough, 1925, "On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs," pp. 243-244, no data.
Last verse:

Now if you see my Lula, please tell her for me,
I've done quit drinking and gambling, poor boy,
And getting on my sprees.