Happy Coon, The

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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: abuse disability music
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brown/Belden/Hudson-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore3 424, "The Happy Coon" (1 text)
Roud #11766
File: Br3424

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