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American Ballads and Folk Songs_________
I look at de sun an' de sun look high,
I look down on de boss-man an' he look so sly.
"Boss man, boss man, cain' you gimme my time?" An' de boss man say, "One day behin'."
"Boss man, boss man, cain5 you gimme one dime?" An' de boss man say, "One dime behin'."
Ask Cap'n George did his money come,
Said, "De river too foggy, de boat won' run."
Well, if I had my weight in lime,
I'd whip my cap'n till he wen' stone blin\
He don' like whisky, but he jes' drink a can. Oh, I'd ruther be a nigger dan a po'-white man.
You cain' do me like you did po' Shine, Take Shine's money, but you cain' take mine.
Cap'n, cap'n, you mus' be cross, Six clock in hell 'fo' you knock off.
SHOT MY PISTOL IN DE HEART OF TOWN*






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