Peas and the Rice
DESCRIPTION: "Peas and the rice... new rice and okra, eat some and left some... peas and the rice done done done"
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: work food nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 58, pp. 226-226,232-233, "Peas an' the Rice" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [39 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish text. Parrish writes, "In her youth, Julia Walker employed these rhythmic lines to help in thrashing rice on the floor." "Eat some and left some" is also in "Eat Some and Leave Some" - BS
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