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Unfortunate Dog

Tune Title

Title given here is a polite substitution for use in mixed company. The correct title is unprintable. Ford solved the problem by calling his version "Rye Straw." The three parts of this tune purportedly depict a constipated canine (1) suffering in labor following the unwise ingestion of too many rye straws; (2) howling in agony prior to relief; and (3) yelping while leaving the scene after the ordeal. Recorded on wire by Bob Walters in September, 1950

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