DESCRIPTION: "Sweet mama, treetop tall, Won't you please turn your damper down? I smell hoecake burning, Dey done burnt some brown. I'm laid mah head On de railroad track. I t'ought about Mama An' I drugged it back. Sweet mama, treetop tall, Won't...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: food love suicide
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 242, "Sweet Mama" (1 short text)
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