Negro Folk Rhymes Wise & Otherwise - online book

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

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Ah-ha-hah! Ah-ha-hah! Ah-ha-hah! Ah-
I thought you 'us ole Bill Jack as black as de tah. You really must 'scuse me, my "Honey Lump Pa." Ah-ha-hah! Ah-ha-hah! Ah-ha-hah! Ah-
An' since I'se been Kelline, an' you'se Big Sandy
Hue; I will cook fer myse'f, an' I will cook fer you. I'll love you forever, an' sing in de dew: "Ah-hoo-hoo! Ah-hoo-hoo! Ah-hoo-hoo! Ah-
Yes !—Ah-hoo-hoo! Ah-hoo-hoo! Ah-hoo-hoo!
Ah-hoo-all! Now, we'll cook fer ourse'fs, but who'll cook fer
you all? Fer Tom Dick an' his wife, fer Pete Snap an' Shoe-Awl, Rough Shot De Shoe-boot, an' de Lawd He knows
who all?

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