“The Happy Coon”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Brown)
Keywords: abuse disability music
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"I've seen in my time some mighty funny things, But the funniest of all I know Is a colored individual." The "very queer old coon" never speaks, is knock-kneed and pigeon-toed, but whistles all the time -- even when his wife dies or he is hit with a brick

References

  1. BrownIII 424, "The Happy Coon" (1 text)
  2. Roud #11766
  3. BI, Br3424