as sung by Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen on "The
Oh the cuckoo she's a pretty bird she warbles as she flies
And she never gets lonesome till the 4th day of July (says cuckoo)
Gonna build me a log cabin on the mountain so high
So I can see the cuckoo as she goes by
It's trouble, it's trouble, It's trouble on my mind;
If trouble don't kill me I'll sure live a long time.
He drinks the cold water, to keep his voice clear;
And the cuckoo will come again in the spring of the year.
Jack of Diamonds Jack of Diamonds I know you of old
You've robbed my poor pockets of my silver and my gold