Lost Babe

Cat. #0291 (MFH #365) - As sung by Mrs. Pearl Brewer, Pochahantas, Arkansas on November 12, 1958

VERSE 1
Come, all you young and tender ladies
Help me find my poor lost baby
Poor little lost
Poor lost baby
Poor little lost

VERSE 2
Don't ya hear th rain a falling
My babes out in th wilerness sqawling
Poor little lost
Poor lost baby
Poor little lost

VERSE 3
Don't ya hear th wolves a howling
My babes out in th wilerness prowling
Poor little lost
Poor lost baby
Poor little lost

VERSE 4
How can ya set at th table a carving
My babes out in th wilerness starving
Poor little lost
Poor lost baby
Poor little lost

VERSE 5
Don't ya hear th horn a blowing
My babes found and I'm a going
Poor little lost
Poor lost baby
Poor little lost

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