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Ef yore gal gets mad an tries to bully you-u-u, 275.
Every little soul must shine, 174.
EVERY TIME I FEEL THE SPIR­IT, 257.
FAIS DO DO, COLAS, 155.
FAIS DO DO, MINETTE, 154.
Fare ye well, my ladies, 198.
First he made a sun, 181.
FOUR O'CLOCK, 274.
Fox and the lawver was different in
kind, The, 70. Fox he got a bushy tail, 169. FRANKIE, 83.
FRANKIE AND ALBERT, 80, 82, 84. Frankie was a good woman, 80. Frankie went to the barkeepers's, to
get a bottle of beer, 81. Frog in the middle (chant), 130. FROG WENT A-COURTIN', 46. Froggy went a-courtin', he did ride, 48. FUNERAL TRAIN, THE, 262. Funniest thing that ever I seen, 91.
GAMBLER'S BLUES, 94.
Git along down town, 192.
Go fay, go fay, 26.
Go tell Aunt Patsy, 8.
GO TELL AUNT TABBIE, 195-6.
GO TO SLEEP, LITTLE BABY, 146.
Go to sleep, little baby, 157.
Go to sleep, my little brother, 156.
GO TO SLEEPY, LITTLE BABY,
146. God said to Hezekiah, 261. GOSPEL TRAIN AM LEABIN', DE,
254. Got a train in Cairo, 240. GRASSY ISLANDS, 207. GREAT BIG DOG, 157-8. GREAT BIG NIGGER SITTIN' ON
A LOG, 176. Great big tie an' little bitty man, 247. Gwine to lay me on a cooling board
one of dese mornings, 16.
HAMMER SONG, 219.
Hangman, hangman, slack the rope, 41.
HANGMAN, SLACK ON THE
LINE 39 HANGMAN'S TREE, THE, 35, 284. Hardest work I ever done, 231. Haw, Buck, haw, Buck, haw, 187. HAWKIE IS A SCHEMIN' BIRD,
192. HEAR DEM BELLS!, 229. Help me drive 'er, 218. Here I stand (chant), 137. Here sits de woodpecker, 228. Here we go round the strawberry bush,
138.
HE'S COMIN' THIS AWAY, 259.
HOLD MY MULE, 105.
Hoo ah hoo! Hoo ah hoo! Hoo ah
hoo!, 226. HOP-JOINT, THE, 89. HOP, OLD SQUIRREL, 134. Hope I'll jine de band, 16. HOW SAD WAS THE DEATH OF
MY SWEETHEART, 94. Hush-a-by, don't cry, 145.
I ac' monkey motions, too-re-loo, 133.
I ain't got time to tarry, 67.
I am Mary Maggalene, 29.
I bless the Lawd, I'm born to die, 13.
I done lost de closet key, 139.
I dreamt last night I was walkin'
around,243. I found a little boll weevil, 77. I got a gal, her name is Maude, 236. I got the blues, but I haven't got the
fare, 243. I got up one rnornin' jes' 'bout four
o'clock, 93. I had a little pony, 184. I had a little rooster, and my rooster
pleased me, 196. I had a old mule, 185. I looked at de sun and de sun looked
high, 230. I looked down the road, 188. I rock from Selma, ting tang, 114. I sat down to a coon-can game, 87. I saw a youth the other day, 95. I says to Mister Boll Weevil, 77. I want to be ready, I want to be ready,
11. I went down to de back of de fiel', 100. I went down to my pea-patch, 176. I went out to worldv wiggy waggy
(riddle), 20. I went to de ribber an' my gal went,
too, 214. I went to John Seley's hospital, 94. I WENT TO MY SWEETHEART'S
HOUSE, 166. I WENT TO THE HOP-JOINT, 90. I went to the river an' I couldn't get
across, 184. I WENT UP ON THE MOUNTAIN
TOP, 7. I WISH I HAD SOMEONE TO CALL
MY OWN, 279.
I  wish I was an apple, 127. If I had the gov'ner, 31.
If you get there before I do, 12, 25, 106. I'll tell you somep'n that bothers my mind, 278.
II y a un petit chien chez nous, 123. I'm a minder, 216.
I'M A NACHEL-BAWN REACHER, 232.







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