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GUEST,Robert Origins: Rockingham Whiskey / Rockingham Cindy (12) Lyr Add: I GET MY WHISKEY FROM ROCKINGHAM (Johnson 17 Mar 11

I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham was mentioned in this thread.
Is there anyone who have heard Earl Johnson's version
and knows what he's saying in the last part of the last verse?
Perhaps this version is in some other thread,
but I didn't find it so I post this question here).

I post the whole version as I hear it:


I Get My Whiskey From Rockingham

Where did you get your whiskey, Where did you get your dram?
I got it from a little boy, way down in Rockingham.

Rocky Road Cindy, Rocky Road (Sam*), Rocky Road Cindy
down in Rockingham.

I went down to Rockingham, I did not go to stay,
I fell in love with a pretty little girl, could not get away.


Cheeks as red as red rose, her hair's a huckleberry-brown,
Sweetest girl I ever saw, down in Rockingham.


I went to see my Cindy once, Went to see her twice,
Second time I saw her, I asked her to be my wife.


Did I kiss my Cindy once? Did I kiss her twice?
I tell you the way (she kissed me, take the sight of my eyes**).



I did attend a concert with Bruce Molsky last year
and there he mentioned the part in the Chorus: "Rocky Road Sam"

**) In that last sentence I have no clue,
I have tried to slow it down, but still don't
hear what he is saying.

Any ideas?

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