DESCRIPTION: "Old broom sweeps my floor, New broom scratches my floor." Repeat many times "Do remember" and "Do remember me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: work nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 57, pp. 228-231, "Do Remember" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [42 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish text. Parrish writes, "The words themselves mean little except that their syllables lend themselves to the flat-footed hopping steps which are used to scuff the outer husks of the rice on the floor." - BS
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