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Bert hansell Lyr Req: Peach Pickin' Time in Georgia (J Rodgers) (8) Lyr Add: PEACH PICKIN' TIME IN GEORGIA (J Rodgers) 04 Feb 97


PEACH PICKIN’ TIME IN GEORGIA
Words and music by Jimmie Rodgers and Clayton McMichen.
As recorded by Jimmie Rodgers, 1928.

When it's peach-pickin' time in Georgia, apple-pickin' time in Tennessee,
Cotton-pickin' time in Mississippi, ev'rybody picks on me.
When it's round-up time in Texas, the cowboys make whoopee,
Then down in old Alabama, it's gal-pickin' time to me. [YODEL]

There's the bluegrass down in Kentucky. Virginia's where they do the swing.
Carolina, now I'm coming, to you to spend the spring.
Arkansas, I hear you calling. I know I'll see you soon.
There's where I'll do a little pickin', underneath the Ozark moon. [YODEL]

Now when hard times overtake you, I hope they don't get me,
For I've got a sweetie waiting, for me down in Tennessee.
I know I'm going to see her. I hope it won't be long.
There's where we'll pick a little cabin, and call it our mountain home. [YODEL]

When the pickaninnies pick the cotton, I'll pick a wedding ring.
We’ll go to town and pick a little gown for the wedding in the spring.
Hope the preacher knows his bus'ness. I know he can't fool me.
When it's peach-pickin' time in Georgia, it's gal-pickin time to me. [YODEL]


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