Old Joe Clark, Sheet Music 01
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.
Folk songs--United States
Marriage--Songs and music
Farewells--Songs and music
Poverty--Songs and music
Ole Joe Clark, Rock, Rock, Old Joe Clark, Old Joe Clarke
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967
Old Joe Clark.
I ain’t got no money Got no place to stay Got no place lay my head while
chickens crowin’ for day Rockup, Rockup ole’ Joe Clark, Rockup, Rock I say,
Rockup, Rockup ole’ Joe Clark, you’d better be a rockin away.