DESCRIPTION: "It's all out on the old railroad, All out on the sea... Swing and turn, jubilee, Live and learn, Jubilee." Unrelated stanzas about courting: "Hardest work I ever done was working on a farm, Easiest work I ever done was in my true love's arms." Etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Skean-CircleLeft-FolkPlayOfKentuckyMountains)
KEYWORDS: love courting work nonballad
REFERENCES (8 citations):
Ritchie-FolkSongsOfTheSouthernAppalachians, p. 11, "Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, p. 231, (no title) (1 fragment, possibly of this)
McNeil-SouthernMountainFolksong, pp. 15-16, "(Swing and Turn Jubilee" (1 text)
Skean-CircleLeft-FolkPlayOfKentuckyMountains, pp. 36-37, "Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FolkSongsOfNorthAmerica 122, "Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber/Silber-FolksingersWordbook, p. 40, "Jubilee" (1 text)
SongsOfAllTime, pp. 70-71, "Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7403
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson & Roger Sprung, "Jubilee" (on RitchieWatson1, RitchiteWatsonCD1)
cf. "Up and Down the Railroad Track" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Crow, Black Chicken" (words)
File: LoF122

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