Coonjine (Coonshine)

DESCRIPTION: "Coonjine (or "coonshine"), ladies, coonjine, Coonjine on the floor. O, my papa don't 'low me to coonshine, And my me don't 'low me to try. Git up in the morning 'fore day, Coonjine on teh sly."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1919 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: mother father
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 738, "Coonshine" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #17469
NOTES [30 words]: The current description is based on the BrownSchinhanV fragment. The "coonjine" is a dance, whereas "coonshine" is nothing that I know of, so I have adopted the "coonjine" title. - RBW
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File: BrS5738

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