DESCRIPTION: "Got to sleep, little baby, Before the bookerman catch you, Turkey in the next Can't get a rest, Can't get a rest for the baby."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: lullaby nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 157, (no title) (1 short text)
cf. "The Wind Is in the West" (theme)
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