"I am a bushwhacker, The thicket's my home (x3)... And them that don't like me can leave me alone." "I'll tune up my fiddle And rosin my bow (x3)... And I shall find welcome Wherever I go." "My kinfolks don't like me, And that I well know."
Evidently a parody of something like "The Wagoner's Lad." Brown's informant gave detailed references connecting it do a gang of Civil War deserters, but there is no actual evidence for this in the text. - RBW