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Thread #17760   Message #562833
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
01-Oct-01 - 05:07 PM
Thread Name: Origins/Meaning: Follow the Drinking Gourd
Subject: RE: Help: Follow the Drinking Gourd meanings
And Follow de Drinkin' Gourd - by Frank J. Dobie, ed. - Volume VII of Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, published 2000 sounds as if it might answer a few questions. "It is doubtful if any thing more novel than H. B. Parks' 'Follow the Drinking Gourd' has ever been printed in the realm of American folklore." J. Frank Dobie, from the Preface."