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Appalachian Rap

(Trifolkal)
Laura Pole (© KiraPole Music, BMI)
A humorous song where the Blue Ridge mountains meet "Queen Lauraifa."
[Lyrics] Well it happened right here several million years ago
That two continents collided with a big heave-ho
They pushed and they shoved with a powerful motion
Till the mountains rose up out of the big blue ocean

Appalachia rappin' atcha mountain rap
Appalachia rappin' atcha mountain rap

A few million years later, the Indians appeared
Then DeSoto came along and he did something kind of weird
In Florida he met the Apalachicola tribe
So he told the map makers 'go ahead and inscribe'
So they put the name down, but by then it was too late
Appalachia named for those who never left the sunny state

Appalachia rappin' atcha mountain rap

Now as far as we can tell, they're the oldest things we've seen
So pay tribute to these mountains if you know what I mean
Smokies, Blue Ridge, Shenandoah, Allegheny
Catskills, Greens, and Berkshires and there's even more to see
Adirondacks and the Poconos, the Whites into Maine
These are all the mountains in the Appalachian chain

Appalachia rappin' atcha mountain rap
Appalachia rappin' atcha mountain rap

Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge mountains
Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge mountains