Tell 0l' Bill
(This Mornin', This Evenin', So Soon)

From Carl Sandburg's Ameriacn Songbag

Tell 0l' Bill when he gets home this mornin'.
Tell 0l' Bill when he gets home this evenin' ,
Tell 0l' Bill when he gets home, to let those downtown girls alone
This mornin'. this evenin', so soon.

Old Sal was a-baking bread this mornin',
Old Sal was a- baking bread this evenin'.
Old Sal was a-baking bread, when she got the word that Bill was dead,
This mornin', this evenin', so soon.

"Oh no, it can't be so!" this mornin',
"Oh no, it can't be so!" this evenin',
"Oh no. it can't he so, my Bill left home 'bout an hour ago."
This mornin', this evenin', so soon

They brought Bill home in a hurry up wagon this mornin",
They brought Bill home in a hurry up wagon this evenin'.
They brought Bill home in a hurry up wagon,
Lordy, Lordy how his toes was draggin',
This mornin', this evenin'. so soon.

Tell 0l' Bill when he gets home this mornin'…

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