Two Little Niggers Black as Tar
DESCRIPTION: "Two little niggers black as tar, Tryin' to git to heaven on a 'lectric car, De street car broke, down dey fell; 'Stead a going to heaven they went to hell."
EARLIEST DATE: 1919 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: death Hell
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 467, "Two Little Niggers Black as Tar" (2 very short texts)
BrownSchinhanV 467, "Two Little Niggers Black as Tar" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
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