“Old Blue”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1913
Keywords: dog death burial hunting
Found in: US(SE,So)

Description

"I had a dog and his name was Blue...." The singer tells how Blue aided him in 'possum hunting, then goes on to describe Blue's death and burial.

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References

  1. Randolph 295, "Old Blue" (1 text plus a fragment, 1 tune)
  2. BrownIII 220, "Old Blue" (1 text)
  3. Hudson 74, pp. 201-202, "Old Blue" (1 text)
  4. Lomax-FSUSA 7, "Old Blue" (1 text, 1 tune)
  5. Lomax-FSNA 157, "Blue" (1 text, 1 tune)
  6. Botkin-SoFolklr, p. 738, "Old Blue" (1 text, 1 tune)
  7. Silber-FSWB, p. 396, "Old Blue" (1 text)
  8. DT, OLDBLUE
  9. Roud #4313
  10. BI, R295