Shack Bully Holler

DESCRIPTION: "Raise up, boys, raise up -- Breakfas' on de table an a coffee's gittin' col'." Bits and pieces of life in a levee camp: Poor food, not enough sleep, hard work, hard-driving White bosses. Much of the piece is recited rather than sung
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: work food hardtimes nonballad recitation
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 45-46, "Shack Bully Holler" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15531
File: LxA045

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