I Don't Want Nobody Stumbling Over Me

DESCRIPTION: "I don't want (nobody / that liar / that gambler / that peace broker) stumbling over me, stumbling over me, stumbling over me. I don't want (nobody / ...) stumbling over me, That is why I pray so hard"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (VaWork)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious worksong
FOUND IN: US(SE)
RECORDINGS:
Creola Johnson, Audrey Davis and Group, "I Don't Want Nobody Stumbling Over Me" (on VaWork)
NOTES: VaWork is a work song for shucking oysters. The first phrase is lined out and the workers join in singing. Each worker shucks to her own rhythm while singing. - BS
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File: RcIDWNSO

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