Way Down Yonder (Soup to Soup)
DESCRIPTION: "Way down yonder, Soup to soup! Where dem white folks Soup to soup, Just singin' and prayin'... Tryin' to make man... Biscuits hot... Corn bread cold... Thank God Almighty... Just give me a little mo'...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (RIng Games of American Children, according to Coffin & Cohen)
KEYWORDS: food nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Tristram P. Coffin and Hennig Cohen, _Folklore in America: Tales, Songs, Superstitions, Proverbs, Riddles, Games, Folk Drama and Folk Festivals_, Doubleday, 1966, p. 183, "Way Down Yonder" (1 text)
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