“Georgia Creek”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Henry, collected from Austin Harmon)
Keywords: courting travel return bug
Found in: US(Ap)


"Georgia's creek where I forsake, To the red stone hills I came; I fell in love with a pretty little girl...." The two ride together to Charleston, but pray to escape the town. They look forward to returning to the hills where she will keep bees


  1. MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 35-36, "Georgia Creek" (1 text)
  2. BI, MHAp035