“Corn Shucking Song”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1855 (Putnam's Monthly)
Keywords: work nonballad food slave
Found in: US

Description

"Cowboy on middle the island, ho, meleety, ho! (x2)" "Missus eat the green persimmon." "Mouth all drawed up in a pucker." "Stayed so till she went to supper."

References

  1. Darling-NAS, p. 325, "Corn Shucking Song" (1 text)
  2. BI, DarNS325