“The Bookerman”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Keywords: lullaby nonballad
Found in: US(SE)


"Got to sleep, little baby, Before the bookerman catch you, Turkey in the next Can't get a rest, Can't get a rest for the baby."

Cross references


  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 157, (no title) (1 short text)
  2. BI, ScNF157B