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" JOE BOWERS. My name it is Joe Bowers, And I've got a brother Ike; I came from old Missouri, And all the way from Pike. I'll tell you why I left there, And why I came to roam, And leave my poor old mammy, So far away from home. "
Poems All the Way from Pike - Page 39
by Robertus Love - 1904 - 126 pages
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The Overland Monthly

1904
...SUKRTE is part English and pal". Spanish for "One Chance." PIKE recalls the old song of '49, Jo* Bowers: "My name it Is Joe Bowers, and I've got a brother Ike, 1 come from old Missouri, yes all the way from Pike." The "Pikes" were the wandering "poor white trash,"...
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The Missourian

Eugene Percy Lyle - Mexico - 1905 - 519 pages
...Anna's famous guard. Now they rode with Driscoll, among the Missourians. And the Missourians sang: "My name it is Joe Bowers, And I've got a brother Ike; I come from old Missouri, Yes, all the way from Pike." Their mouths opened wide to the salty dust, and they roared with great-lunged...
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Doniphan's Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico and California

John Taylor Hughes, William Elsey Connelley, Dewitt Clinton Allen, Charles R. Morehead - California - 1907 - 670 pages
...DONIPHAN S EXPEDITION. 'From ft drawing made tiy PB MrtVM.} JOE BOWERS, The Folk-Hero of the Argonauts. My name it is Joe Bowers. And I've got a brother Ike: I came from Old Missouri Yes, all the way from Pike. Bowers was drawn after a man named Abner McElwee,...
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Seventy-five Years on the Border

James Williams - Frontier and pioneer life - 1912 - 207 pages
...Was it any wonder then that decent men despised such rollicking fellows? THE BALLAD OF JOE BOWERS. My name it is Joe Bowers, And I've got a brother Ike; I came from old Missouri, And all the way from Pike. I'll tell you why I left there, And why I came to...
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Martha of California: A Story of the California Trail

James Otis - West (U.S.) - 1913 - 142 pages
...were scores and scores of idle ones, who, their work being done, were now enjoying a time of rest. " My name it is Joe Bowers, And I've got a brother Ike. I came from old Missouri, Yes, all the way from Pike." NIGHT IN CAMP How Ellen and I enjoyed the supper...
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Wine O' the Winds

Keene Abbott - 1920 - 336 pages
...war party of Indians; others began bellowing that familiar freighters' song: My name is Joe Bowers, I've got a brother Ike; I come from old Missouri, All the way from County Pike. I'll tell you how I came here, And how I came to roam, And leave my good old mammy, So...
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Flying cloud: and one hundred and fifty other old time songs and ballads of ...

Songs, English - 1922 - 134 pages
...never shall be seen, .And where, in peace, we'll live and die, a-wearin,g of the green. JOE BOWERS. My name it is Joe Bowers and I've got a brother Ike, I came from old Missouri, yes, all the way from Pike, And why I left that pretty place I'll tell you...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

Bret Harte - West (U.S.) - 1904
...SUERTE Is part English and pal4 Spanish for "One Chance." PIKE recalls the old song of '49, Joe Bowers: "My name it is Joe Bowers, and I've got a brother Ike, I come from old Missouri, yes all the way from Pike." The "Pikes" were the wandering "poor white trash," that followed no Industry...
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