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Negro Poems, Melodies
THE SONG OF DAVID
David was a great big Kingó
Sing a song of David, His crown was gold, and so was his ringó
Sing a song of David. He took a stone and he took a slingó
Sing a song of David, And a great big giant down he bringó
Sing a song of David; Oh glory to the heavenly King
Singing the song of David.
SOMETHING FOR THE BLUES
I met a yaller nigger
And he was looking very sad, And he told me of his sorrow
And the feelings that he had; He wasn't lacking money
And he wasn't lacking news, But still he wanted something
That was something for the blues, 66
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