“Barnyard Tumble”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: c. 1932 (recording, Bill Carlisle)
Keywords: farming humorous animal chickens dog horse
Found in: US(SE)


Singer recounts his troubles in trying to take care of his animals. His dog is missing, his bull is 'doing the barnyard tumble' with the cows, his hens and roosters have gone on strike, his horse is in the neighbor's barn and his milk cow kicks him.


Just barely a ballad. - PJS