“Oh, Baby, 'Low Me One More Chance”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Keywords: abandonment home rejection
Found in: US(So)


"A burly coon you know Who took his clothes an' go, Come back las' night. But his wife said, 'Honey, I'se done wid coon, I'se gwine to pass for white.'" He promises to reform, to be satisfied with little, even to do the cooking. She does not relent


Sort of a "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" with the gender roles reversed and the proper ending to the piece. - RBW

Cross references


  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 275-276, (no title) (1 text)
  2. BI, ScNF275B