Miss Mary Jane (Riding in the Buggy, Who Moan for Me)

DESCRIPTION: "Ridin' in the buggy, Miss Mary Jane... Long way from home. Who moan for me...." "Sally got a house in Baltimore... And it's three stories high. "Sally got a house in Baltimore, filled with chicken pie."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: courting home nonballad nonsense
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 117, "Miss Mary Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FSNA 259, "Miss Mary Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
Coleman/Bregman, pp. 104-105, "Who Mou'n fo' Me?" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST LoF259 (Partial)
Roud #11595
cf. "Letter from Down the Road" (lyrics)
NOTES [9 words]: I know it looks like "Old Joe Clark." But it's not. - RBW
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File: LoF259

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