Form: Song in 4/4 time
X: 1 T:I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground M:4/4 L:1/8 K:C 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.