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These are lyrics by Lead Belly that we think are kind of nonsensical.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics, Lead Belly

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Lead Belly's, "Cotton Fields (1940s)"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
It was down in Louisiana,
Just about a mile from Texarkana.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Actually, Texarkana is about 30 miles from the nearest point in Louisiana. Apparently the songwriter(s) did not do their geographic research.
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening

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