I'm Trabling Back to Georgia
DESCRIPTION: "I'se trabling back to Georgia, Dat good ole land to see, De place I left to wander, De day dat I was free." The ex-slave, now "getting old and weary," wants to go back to Georgia; to "live and die in Georgia, Dat's good enough for me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Wehman broadside, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: home return slave travel
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 304-305, "I'm Trabling Back to Georgia" (1 text)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.