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American Ballads and Folk Songs
Reason I stay on job so long, Lawd, dey gimme flamdonies An' coffee strong.
Reason I love my captain so, 'Cause I ast him for a dollar, Lawd, he give me fo\
Reason why I love Boleen, She keeps my house An5 shanty clean.
Why I like Roberta so, She rolls her jelly Like she rolls her dough.
GWINETER HARNESS IN DE MORNIN' SOON
A levee camp song, sung by Dink, a "colored lady" from the banks of the Mississippi River,






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