The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #53227   Message #817954
Posted By: Uncle_DaveO
04-Nov-02 - 09:57 AM
Thread Name: Mudcat CD Series: Orchid
Subject: RE: Mudcat CD Series: Orchid
Beans, Bacon & Gravy

The tune, of course is the same as "Little Old Sod Shanty", and was written by George Washington Hayes in 1871. The origin of the words is lost in tradition. About a guy in the depression who was able to put food on the table, but didn't have to like it.

Dave Oesterreich