Farmer Feeds Us All, Sheet Music 02
This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.
Popular music--United States
Folk songs--United States
Farmers--Songs and music
Professions--Songs and music
The Farmer, He Must Feed Them All
Shaw, Knowles, 1834-1878
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967
The Farmer is the Man That Feeds Them All.
You may talk of all the nobles of the earth, - Of the
men who hold the nation in a thrall. For in this we'll all agree, if you'll
only look and see. The farmer is the man that feeds them all.
Then take him by the hand, all you people of the land stand.
him whatever trouble may befall.
For in this we'll all agree, if you'll only look and see, the
farmer is the man that feeds them all.