Negro Folk Rhymes Wise & Otherwise - online book

A detailed study of Negro folk music, includes lyrics & sheet music samples.

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NEGRO FOLK RHYMES
BRING ON YOUR HOT CORN
Bring along yo' hot co'n, Bring along yo' col' co'n; But I say bring along, Bring along yo* * Jimmy-john.
Some loves de hot co'n, Some loves de col' co'n; But I loves, I loves, I loves dat Jimmy-john.
THE LITTLE ROOSTER
I had a liddle rooster, He crowed befo' day. 'Long come a big owl, 'An toted him away.
But de rooster fight hard, An' de owl let him go. Now all de pretty hens Wants dat rooster fer deir beau. Jiramy-john = a whiskey jug.
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