Natural Born Reacher
DESCRIPTION: "De white man say de times is hahd, Nigger never worries, 'case he trust in de Lawd. No matter how hahd de times may be, Chicken never roost too high foh me." He recalls "Freeze," who died in a fight and now cuts no ice. He is a "nachel-bawn reacher."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: hardtimes theft death
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 232-233, "I'm a Nachel-Bawn Reacher" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST ScNF232B (Partial)
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