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    Alison Krauss (& Union Station) / Lyrics

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    "The Boy Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn" Lyrics

    Alison Krauss (& Union Station)

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    Tell You a little story and it won't take long,
    'Bout a lazy farmer who wouldn't hoe his corn.
    The reason why I never could tell,
    That young man was always well.

    He planted his corn in the month of June.
    By July it was up to his eyes.
    Come September, came a big frost.
    And all the young man's corn was lost.

    His story, kith, had just begun.
    Said: "Young man, have you hoed some corn?"
    "Well I tried and I tried, and I tried in vain.
    "But I don't believe I raised no grain."

    He went down town to his neighbour's door.
    Where he had often been before.
    Sayin': "Pretty little miss, will you marry me?"
    "Little miss what do you say?"

    "Why do you come for me to wed?
    "You, can't even make your own corn grain.
    "Single I am, and will remain.
    "A lazy man, I won't maintain."

    He turned his back and walked away.
    Sayin: "Little miss, you'll rue the day.
    "You'll rue the day that you were born.
    "For givin' me the devil 'cos I wouldn't hoe corn."...
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Thanks to GeeWhiz for the contribution to this song.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing.
    Written by Alison Maria Krauss, Barry Bales, Daniel John Tyminski, Jerry Douglas, Patrick John Brayer, Ron Block.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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