Go Slow, Boys (Banjo Pickin')

DESCRIPTION: "Go slow, boys, don't make no noise, For old Massa's sleepin'. Go down to the barnyard an' wake up the boys, An' let's have a little banjo pickin'. For oh, it's almost mornin', Don't you hear the old cock crowin'?" The slaves (?) sneak off to a dance
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928
KEYWORDS: music slavery
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 278, "Go Slow, Boys" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownIII 427, "Have a Little Banjo Beating" (1 text); also probably 118, "Hush, Honey, Hush" (1 fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 427, "Have a Little Banjo Beatin" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #7783
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Banjo Picking
File: R278

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