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Thread #32947   Message #470647
Posted By: Mudlark
25-May-01 - 07:48 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: appalachian murder ballads
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: appalachian murder ballads
What about "The Cruel Mother" wot took out her reapin' knive and took her two babes' life....also, Tom Leher's sendup, Rikkity Tikkity Tin, to be sung with a broad and obviously fake oy-rish accent ("one mornin' in a fit of peak, sing rikkity tikkity tin, she drowned her father in the creek. The whater thasted bad for a weeeeeeeeek....and we had to make do w/gin...)_