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Mole in the Ground by threelegsoman

I Wish I Was a Mole In the Ground is my song from The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection today. It is again not one I have heard before, but Wikipedia has the following on it:

I Wish I Was a Mole In the Ground is a traditional American folk song. It was most famously recorded by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1928 for Brunswick Records in Ashland, Kentucky. Harry Smith included "Mole" on his Anthology of American Folk Music released by Folkways Records in 1952. The notes for Smith's Anthology state that Lunsford learnt this song from Fred Moody, a North Carolina neighbor in 1901. is a traditional American folk song. It was most famously recorded by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1928 for Brunswick Records in Ashland, Kentucky. Harry Smith included "Mole" on his Anthology of American Folk Music released by Folkways Records in 1952. The notes for Smith's Anthology state that Lunsford learnt this song from Fred Moody, a North Carolina neighbor in 1901. "The Bend" ("pen" in some other versions) probably refers to the Big Bend penitentiary.

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Mole in the Ground
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threelegsoman
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Bascom Lamar Lunsford
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