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This is a traditional folk song about shoemaking that appears on the Anthology of American Folk music. Their version uses the lyrics, 'In the days of eighteen and x', but to more accurately fit the time period about which this song describes, 'In eighteen eighty x' could be sung instead. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Artist: The Carolina Tar Heels
Song: Peg and Awl

Tabbed by Monotone

[Verse 1]
G
In the days of eighteen and one
G
Peg and awl!
G
In the days of eighteen and one
G7
Peg and awl!
C
In the days of eighteen and one
C       G
Peggin' shoes was all I done
G       D                                G
Hand me down my pegs, my peg, my pegs, my awl

[Verse 2]
G
In the days of eighteen and two
G
Peg and awl!
G
In the days of eighteen and two
G7
Peg and awl!
C
In the days of eighteen and two
C       G
Peggin' shoes was all I'd do
G       D                                G
Hand me down my pegs, my pegs, my pegs, my awl

[Verse 4]
G
In the days of eighteen and three
G
Peg and awl!
G
In the days of eighteen and three
G7
Peg and awl!
C
In the days of eighteen and three
C       G
Peggin' shoes is all you'd see
G       D                                G
Hand me down my pegs, my pegs, my pegs, my awl

[Verse 5]
G
In the days of eighteen and four
G
Peg and awl!
G
In the days of eighteen and four
G7
Peg and awl!
C
In the days of eighteen and four
C          G
I said I'd peg them shoes no more
G       D                                G
Throw away my pegs, my pegs, my pegs, my awl

[Verse 6]
G
They've invented a new machine
G
Peg and awl!
G
They've invented a new machine
G7
Peg and awl!
C
They've invented a new machine
C                G
Prettiest little thing you ever seen
G       D                                G
Throw away my pegs, my pegs, my pegs, my awl

[Verse 7]
G
Make one hundred pair to my one
G
Peg and awl!
G
Make one hundred pair to my one
G7
Peg and awl!
C
Make one hundred pair to my one
C      G
Peggin' shoes, it ain't no fun
G       D                                G
Throw away my pegs, my pegs, my pegs, my awl

(Some shoemaker!)

            
            
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willc93 116 5 days ago

Great, cheers.

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