Captain Holler Hurry

DESCRIPTION: "The Captain holler hurry, Goin' to take my time... Say he makin' money, And I'm tryin' to make time. Say he can lose his job, But I can't lose mine. I ain't got time to tarry, Just stop by here. Boys if you got long You better move along."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (recording, Willie Turner)
KEYWORDS: prison work
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Courlander-NFM, pp. 106-107, (no title) (1 partial text); pp. 265-266, "Captain Holler Hurry" (1 tune, partial text)
ADDITIONAL: Harold Courlander, _A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore_, Crown Publishers, 1976, p. 412, "Captain Holler Hurry" (1 text)

Roud #10989
Willie Turner, "Captain Holler Hurry" (on NFMAla6)
File: CNFM106B

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