“Corn-Shucking Song”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Keywords: work food
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"Oh, de fus news ye know de day'll be a-breakin', Heydo! Ho O! Up 'n down de banjo, And de fire be a-burnin' an de ash cake a-bakin'." The hen (?) will crow, the boss will call everyone to work; the negro is advised to get to work

References

  1. BrownIII 202, "Corn-Shucking Song" (1 text)
  2. BI, Br3202