The Covered Wagon

Since readers seemed to enjoy Bill Haley's "Candy and Women," we now add another of his pre-rock'n'roll songs, which qualifies--by a couple of lines on Native Americans, and a general reckless disregard for human and animal life--for our category of pre-PC weirdness.

"Pappy wound up with four deuces, and the squaw with six papooses."
Posted By: Paul - Sat Sep 29, 2012
Category: History, Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1940s, Native Americans

That was a great little song but here's the topper....
Watch This There are some old photos there too.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/30/12 at 12:55 AM
Great find, Expat!
Posted by Paul on 09/30/12 at 10:34 AM
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