Women's Dormitory, Florida State Prison
Raiford, Florida, June 4, 1939


   Betty told Dupree, said I want me a diamond ring (repeat)
   Dupree told little old Betty he can get most any old thing

   He said, lay down little Betty; see what tomorrow gone bring
   Lord, it may bring sunshine and it may bring a diamond ring

   Dupree didn't want Betty, to know that he was poor
   So he grabbed his revolver and he went  to the jewelry man's store

   He said, look here Mister Jeweler, man won't you show me a diamond please
   Cause my little bitty Betty I got to give her poor heart ease

   I said, six months ain't no sentence, baby two years aint no time
   Look at poor little Betty, she's tryin' to make ninety-nine.

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