Raggedy

DESCRIPTION: "Raggedy, raggedy are we, Just as raggedy, raggedy can be. Well we don't get nothing for our labor, So raggedy are we." Similarly, "Hungry, hungry are we"; "Homeless, homeless are we"; "Landless..."; "Pitiful..."
AUTHOR: John Handcox
EARLIEST DATE: 1936
KEYWORDS: hardtimes poverty nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Scott-BoA, pp. 337-338, "Raggedy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greenway-AFP, pp. 219-220, "Raggedy Raggedy" (1 text)
Silber-FSWB, p. 137, "Raggedy" (1 text)

RECORDINGS:
Pete Seeger, "Raggedy" (on PeteSeeger13, AmHist1)
File: SBoA337

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