The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7876   Message #47677
Posted By: SteveF
02-Dec-98 - 03:41 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Old Zip Coon
Subject: RE: Old Zip Coon
Someone should mention that the tune to "Old Zip Coon" is now known as "Turkey in the Straw."

I've heard that President Lincoln, whenever he heard Old Zip Coon being played, would automatically break into a jig.