The Crawfish Song

Song TitleThe Crawfish Song (Search)
Composer(s):John Edmunds
Author(s):Traditional
Keyword(s) & Features: America; American; Babe; Bad Luck; Banks; Crawdads; Crawfishes; Crayfishes; Creole; Despair; Doors; Dry; Dying; Folk Song; Giving Out; Going Dry; Hardships; Hopelessness; Landlords; Locking; Meat; Misfortune; Mouths; Porches; Pounding; Rent; Resignation; Rivers; Songs; Standing
First Line"What cha gonna do when the river goes dry, (Search)
Year of composition 1953 (Search) Circa
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=127897
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Range: C4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyF minor (Search)
Dedicated ToHelen Thigpen (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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