“The Rolling Stone”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Belden)
Keywords: poverty hardtimes travel settler
Found in: US(Ap,MA,So)

Description

Hard times leave a husband wanting to move to (California); his wife wishes to stay at home. She wins the argument by pointing out that they might be killed by Indians on their way

Cross references

References

  1. Laws B25, "The Rolling Stone"
  2. Belden, pp. 351-352, "The Rolling Stone" (1 text plus mention of 1 more)
  3. Randolph 194, "The Rolling Stone" (4 texts, 1 tune)
  4. Randolph/Cohen, pp. 186-188, "The Rolling Stone" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 194A)
  5. Fuson, p. 100, "The Stone that Is Rolling" (1 text)
  6. FSCatskills 87, "The Rolling Stone" (1 text, 1 tune)
  7. Scott-BoA, pp. 161-163, "The Wisconsin Emigrant" (1 text, 1 tune)
  8. DT 387, ROLLNGST*
  9. Roud #710
  10. BI, LB25