Pick a Little Cotton and Spin some too
PICK A LITTLE COTTON AND SPIN SOME, TOO. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Kentucky. D Major (‘A’ part) & A Major (‘B’ part). AEae tuning (fiddle). AB. Manon Campbell is the sole source for the tune. He sang this ditty with it:
If I had a wife and two little […],
All I’d have them to do,
Is pick a little cotton and spin some, spin some,
Pick a little cotton and spin some, too.
Source for notated version: Manon Campbell (Hallie, Letcher County, Ky., 1977) [Titon].
Printed sources: Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 124, p. 151.