“I Called My Dogs”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1931 (Henry)
Keywords: animal nonballad
Found in: US(Ap)


"I called my dogs through the rye To get to see them run and try. Ho oggie, ho doggie, harpin, tarpin rusty gills... call all your dogs home." The singer calls the dogs through various types of ground to see how they will perform


  1. MHenry-Appalachians, p. 4, "I Called My Dogs" (1 text)
  2. BI, MHAp004