Four O'Clock

DESCRIPTION: "Baby, I can't sleep, and neither can I eat; Round your bedside I'm gwine to creep. Four o'clock, baby, four o'clock, I'll make it in about four o'clock."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: courting nightvisit
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 274, "Four O'Clock" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [17 words]: A "creeper" song -- that, according to Scarborough, being the southern name for a night visitor. - RBW
File: ScNF274A

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