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Thread #10103   Message #4004395
Posted By: GUEST,alan whittle
13-Aug-19 - 04:18 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Yellow Dog Blues (W. C. Handy)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Yellow Dog Blues (W. C. Handy)
I always to wonder about this song. Heres Louis Armstrong

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o4vYCpZLZI

'Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog'
I thought maybe the Southern Cross was a bit like the Northern Lights. And the Yellow Dog was a real canine.

Apparently its where the Southern Railway crosses the Yazoo Delta (the Yellow Dog).