DESCRIPTION: A (hobo? Georgia soldier?) prepares his meal and declares, "All the world there's none surpasses Good cornbread and sorghum molasses." "He declares, "Georgia girls there's none surpasses, They are sweeter than sorghum molasses."
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: food soldier nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
BrownIII 386, "Sorghum Molasses" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 386, "Sorghum Molasses" (2 tunes plus text excerpt)
Browne 79, Sorghum Molasses" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Sorghum Syrup" (theme)
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