Stealin', Stealin'

DESCRIPTION: "Stealin', stealin', pretty mama don't you tell on me, I'm stealin' back to my same old used to be." "Now put your arms around me like a circle 'round the sun...." The singer loves a married woman; it's gotten him in trouble. He says this proves his love
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (recording, Memphis Jug Band)
KEYWORDS: love adultery
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Silber-FSWB, p. 79, "Stealin', Stealin'" (1 text)

Memphis Jug Band, "Stealin' Stealin'" (1928)
NOTES [29 words]: Hendrick van Kampen points me to sources attributing this to Gus Cannon and Will Shade. Under the circumstances, I have little choice but to list the author as unknown. - RBW
File: FSWB079A

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