I Been a Bad, Bad Girl

DESCRIPTION: "I been a bad, bad girl, wouldn't treat nobody right (x2), They want to give me 35 years, some one wanted to take my life." She begs the judge not to execute her, and promises to reform. She is sorry and says she will listen to everyone
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (collected from Ozella Jones)
KEYWORDS: crime punishment execution
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 364-366, "I Been a Bad, Bad Girl" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15591
File: LoSi364

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