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Quotation by Administration in the State of Arka
D--n me, stranger, ef you can't stay as long as you please, and I'll give you plenty to eat and drink. Play away, stranger, you kin sleep on the dry spot tonight!
Administration in the State of Arka, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Arkansas: A Guide to the State (The WPA Guide to Arkansas), p. 119, in "Music," Hastings House (1941).
Part of a version of the "Arkansas Traveler" story, in which a weary traveler is welcomed enthusiastically after playing the second part of a tune his host knows only the first part of.
Surprise me with a
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