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Cotton Fields – Huddy Ledbetter (Lead Belly) (1947)

1) When I was a little baby,
my mamma rocked me in the cradle.
In them ole cotton fields back home.
When I was a little baby,
my mamma rocked me in the cradle.
In them ole cotton fields back home.

Refrein: Oh when them cotton balls get rotten,
you don’t pick very much cotton.
In them ole cotton fields back home.
It was down in Lou-i-si-a-na,
just about a mile from Tex-ar-ka-na.
In them ole cotton fields back home

2) It may sound a little funny,
but you didn’t make much money.
In them ole cotton fields back home.
It may sound a little funny,
but you didn’t make much money.
In them ole cotton fields back home.

Refrein: Oh when them cotton balls (etc)

1) When I was a little baby,
my mamma rocked me in the cradle.
In them ole cotton fields back home.
When I was a little baby,
my mamma rocked me in the cradle.
In them ole cotton fields back home.

Refrein: Oh when them cotton balls (etc)

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