Peg and Awl

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Learned from Bruce Molsky’s album, Poor Man’s Troubles [2000].
Source: traditional – Molsky’s version was adapted from that of Hobart Smith of Virginia, who learned it from his sister, Texas Gladden, who learned it from an unknown recording.

lyrics

In eighteen-hundred-one, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-one, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-one, peggin' shoes was all I'd done
I'ma gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl

In eighteen-hundred-two, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-two, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-two, peggin' shoes was all I'd do
I'ma gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl

In eighteen-hundred-three, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-three, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-three, peggin' shoes was all you'd see
I'ma gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl

They've invented a new machine, peg and awl
They've invented a new machine, peg and awl
They've invented a new machine, I peg one shoe, it pegs fifteen
I'ma gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl

In eighteen-hundred-four, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-four, peg and awl
In eighteen-hundred-four, peggin' shoes I'll do no more
I'ma gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl

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from Kingdom Come, released September 21, 2014
Micah Ling - lead vocals
Michael Beauchamp - guitar
Laurel Premo - harmony vocals
Samantha Cooper - harmony vocals

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