After spending all day down in the mine shafts where it was cold, dark and dirty, at the end of their shift the miners would come out of those mine shafts and head into town: into the saloons, where they found the dance hall girls.
Breckenridge had a dance hall girl who was better know than any other in the area. She was a southern belle, a Georgia peach and she was known by the name of “Diamond Dixie.”
Now, the miner’s found out that those of them that did the most and loudest whooping and hollering, often got the most attention from the dance hall girls. Let’s bring in Diamond Dixie!