Six Months in Jail Ain't So Long
DESCRIPTION: "Six months in jail ain't so long, baby, It's workin' on the county farm. Got my pick an' shovel now, baby, Yo' true lub is gone. Who's gwine to be yo' true lub, baby, When I'm gone? Who gwine to bring you chickens... When I'm workin' on the county farm?"
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: prison lover food work
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 231, "Work-Song" (1 short text)
cf. "Who Will Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot" (theme)
cf. "Six Months Ain't Long (subject)
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