Away Down in Sunbury
DESCRIPTION: "O massa take that brand new coat And hang it on the wall, That darkie take that same old coat And wear 'em to the ball. Oh, don't you hear my true love singing, Oh, don't you hear 'em sigh, Away down in Sunbury I'm bound to live and die."
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: home clothes nonballad dancing
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, p. 99, "Away Down in Sunbury" (1 text, 1 tune)
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