Corn-Shucking Song (I)

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, de fus news ye know de day'll be a-breakin', Heydo! Ho O! Up 'n down de banjo, And de fire be a-burnin' an de ash cake a-bakin'." The hen (?) will crow, the boss will call everyone to work; the negro is advised to get to work
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: work food
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brown/Belden/Hudson-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore3 202, "Corn-Shucking Song" (1 text)
File: Br3202

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