On a Cold Frosty Morning

DESCRIPTION: "On a cold frosty morning a nigger feels good; He shouldered up his axe and went off to the wood." He all but freezes in the cold. (Various other observations about his life.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: nonballad Black(s)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 283, "On a Cold Frosty Morning" (2 texts, 1 tune)
BrownIII 474, "Cold Frosty Morning" (1 fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 474, "Cold Frosty Morning" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #3439
cf. "Old Jesse" (lyrics)
File: R283

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