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Southern Appalachians songs with lyrics, commentary & some sheet music.

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Fragments of Negro Songs
A
My Friend, Garfiel' I'm gwine to weep like er willo'; I'll moan like er dove, Kase my po' frien' GarfieP is dead, Sweet Love!
B
(no title) Fling dat hook in de middle of de pon' To ketch dat gal Wid de red frock on. OP lady, can't you git up in the mornin'?
c
(no title) Wish I had a jug o' rum, And sugar by the pound, Great big bowl to stir it in, Pritty gal to stir it 'round, Pntty gal to stir it 'round.
D
(no title)
"Leader : Crawfish runnin' down de stream.
Refrain: Yes, my love, I'll meet you.
Leader: Ax dat cat-fish what he mean.
Refrain : I'll meet you bye and bye.
Leader : Ho' dat corn, ho' dat corn, Moses, Ho' dat corn.
Refrain : Meet you bye and bye.
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III