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All Hid

Informant/Performer: Source:
Bessie Jones Kate Rinzler, ed.
Los Angeles, CA, 1970 Old Mother Hippletoe
New World Records 291, 1978
Recorded by Bess Lomax Hawes
h = 72
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Hon - ey, hon - ey bee ball, I can't see y'all. All hid? No. Is all hid? No.



I went to the ri - ver. I could - n't get a - cross. I paid five doll - ars for a old gray horse.





One leg broke, the oth - er leg cracked, and great God a - might y how the horse did rack.

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Is all hid? No. Is all hid? No.






I went down the road , the road was mud - dy. Stumped my toe , and made it blood - y.

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Is all hid? No. Is all hid? No.

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Me and my wife 'n'_a bob - tail dog, we crossed that ri - ver on a hick' - ry log.



She fell in, and I fell off, It left no bo - dy but the bob tail dog.

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Is all hid? No. Is all hid? No.



One, Two, I don't know what to do. Nine, ten, my eyes op'n, I'm look - in'.
Three, four, I don't know where to go.
Five, six, I'm in a ter - ri - ble fix.
Seven, eight, I made a mis - take.
Transcribed by Cynthia Stuck

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