Long Summer Day

DESCRIPTION: "Long summer day make a white man lazy, long summer day" (x2). "Well, a long summer day make a nigger run away." "He run away to see miss Mary." He declares he is sick. The boss orders him back into the field.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1933 (collected from Moses "Clear Rock" Platt)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes disease love
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 396-398, "Long Summer Day" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15042
File: LxSi396

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