Wake Snake

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Adapted by Red Yarn from the traditional version, as published in Amy L. Cohn’s 'From Sea to Shining Sea' (1993).


Wake snake
Day is breaking
Peas in the pot
And the hoecake’s bakin
Green corn
Green corn
Green corn…


from The Deep Woods, released October 15, 2013
Andy Furgeson/Red Yarn: vocals, guitar, claps, percussion
Will Trevor: fiddle



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Red Yarn Portland, Oregon

Red Yarn is a Texas-born, Oregon-based family performer who weaves folksongs & puppetry into engaging shows for all ages. With his energetic performances and lush folk-rock recordings, Red Yarn reinvigorates American folklore for younger generations.

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