Little Bitty Man
DESCRIPTION: "Little bitty man, Lord, Lord (x4)." "Pickin' up san, Lord, Lord (x4)." "Grain by grain, Lord, Lord (x4)."
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: work nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, p. 153, "Little Bitty Man" (1 short text)
NOTES [34 words]: The current description is based on the Arnold text. I would guess that many other verses have floated in and out of this text, but with only a handful of versions, there is little way to really know. - RBW
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