I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground

Key: C*

Form: Song in 4/4 time


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T:I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
 z4 z2 A,2| EG AG E2 EE| C6 GA| cc dA/2-G/2 c2 GA| G6 A c/2c/2| ed c G3 A2|\
 cc AG E2 DC| EG AG E2 ED| C6 z2|

MP3*: Recorded at the Northeast Heritage Music Camp, June, 2017. Banjo and singing by Riley Baugus.

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*YouTube: A young Doc Watson plays this song in C:

Source (if known): Trad.

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Region: USA, Appalachia

*Notes: Played in D in the MP3 above, to match Riley’s singing voice.

Mole in the Ground is a chestnut among chestnuts in the old-timey repertoire.