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Dink's Song
Traditional
This is an American folk song (aka "Fare Thee Well"). The title of this traditional comes from the first recording by ethnomusicologist John Lomax, who recorded it as sung by an African American woman called "Dink" in 1909.
-Roger Nupie

Recording sessions
1965: Washington (US-DC) Cellar Door
Got me a man and he's long and tall
He moves his body like a cannonball
Fare thee well, oh honey, fare thee well.

If I had only listened to what my mama said
I wouldn't have so much confusion in my achin' head
Fare thee well, oh my honey, fare thee well.

If I had the wings of Noah's dove
I'd fly away to see my love
Fare thee well, oh honey, fare thee well.

If I had only listened to what my mama said
Wouldn't have so much confusion in my achin' head
Fare thee well, oh my honey, fare thee well.

If I had the wings of Noah's dove
I'd fly away to see my love
Fare thee well, oh my honey, fare thee well.

(Lyrics transcription by Roger Nupie)