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Scarborough’s account of the song came from her sister, Mrs. George Scarborough, who learned the song from “the Negroes on a plantation in Texas, and other parts from a man in Louisiana. Both the dance and the song had many variants. An’ cyar her plum ter Tennessee? I’d er been married long ergo. An’ his teef wuz out, but wat uv dat? An’ so my gal she follered him.
Wid her lips so red an’ her teef so white. I’d been married long ergo. An’ lef’ me hyear fur ter weep all day. What did make you sarve me so? I’d er married dat gal fur true.
In 1925, another version was recorded by folklorist Dorothy Scarborough and published. Don’t you remember Cotton-eyed Joe? What did make you treat me so? Ef it had n’t a-been for Cotton-eyed Joe! Carried her off to Tennessee. If it had n’t a-been for Cotton-eyed Joe.
His eyes was crossed, — but she did n’t mind dat. Ef it had n’t a-been for Cotton-eyed Joe. Her skin was black but her teeth was white. Ef it hadn’t a-been for Cotton-eyed Joe.