Pans of Biscuits

Kate Campbell
Language: English

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Blues and lamentations
I saw an honest farmer
his back was bending low
picking out his cotton
as hard as he could go

He piled it in the rail pen
until the merchant came
he might attach his cotton
and he should pay his claim

It's pans of biscuits
bowls of gravy
pans of biscuits
we shall have

I saw him in the evening
his back was against a tree
his poor ole head was aching
he rolled up on his knee

He said I'll be compelled to go home
or surely I will die
my head has commenced aching
I heard the farmer cry

It's pans of biscuits
bowls of gravy
pans of biscuits
we shall have

I've toiled all my lifetime
and still I find I'm poor
without an education
my children's left my door

It's pans of biscuits
bowls of gravy
pans of biscuits
we shall have.

Contributed by Pluck - 2022/9/28 - 23:21

Per quanto riguarda il titolo della traccia ho trovato su Wikipedia una valida e interessante spiegazione.

Biscuits and gravy is a popular breakfast dish in the United States, especially in the South. The dish consists of soft dough biscuits covered in either white gravy (sawmill gravy) or brown gravy (meat gravy), made from the drippings of cooked pork sausage, flour, milk, and often (but not always) bits of sausage, bacon, ground beef, or other meat. The gravy is often flavored with black pepper.

The meal emerged as a distinct regional dish after the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), when stocks of foodstuffs were in short supply. Breakfast was necessarily the most substantial meal of the day for a person facing a day of work on the plantations in the American South. In addition, the lack of supplies and money meant it had to be cheap.

Pluck - 2022/10/1 - 22:53

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