Negro Folk Rhymes Wise & Otherwise - online book

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

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Play Rhyme Section
BLINDFOLD PLAY CHANT
Oh blin' man! Oh blin' man! You cain't never see. Just tu'n 'round three times You cain't ketch me.
Oh tu'n Eas'! Oh tu'n Wes'! Ketch us if you can. Did you thought dat you'd cotch us, Mistah blin' man?
FOX AND GEESE PLAY
* (Fox Call) "Fox in de mawnin'!"
(Goose Sponse) "Goose in de evenin'!"
(Fox Call) "How many geese you got?"
(Goose Sponse) "More 'an you're able to ketch!"
* For explanation of "call," and "sponse," see Study in Negro Folk Rhymes.
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