Don't Talk About It
DESCRIPTION: "July the redbird (hah!), redbird, August the fly (hah!)...." "Now don't talk about it (huh!), Bout it, if you do I'll cry." The singer wakes up with shovel and hammer by his side. The food is cabbage, beans, corn bread.
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: prison work food
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 382-383, "Don't Talk About It" (1 text, 1 tune)
John Williams and Group, "On a Monday" (on VaWork)
cf. "Almost Done" (verse)
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