There Ain't No Flies on Jesus
DESCRIPTION: "There's flies on me, There's flies on you, But there ain't no flies on Jesus."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad bug
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 201, (no title) (1 fragment)
cf. "Ain't No Bugs on Me" (concept)
NOTES: There is an obvious temptation to link this to "Ain't No Bugs on Me." But, apart from the religious reference, the form seems to imply that they are separate. - RBW
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