Oh, Baby, 'Low Me One More Chance

DESCRIPTION: "A burly coon you know Who took his clothes an' go, Come back las' night. But his wife said, 'Honey, I'se done wid coon, I'se gwine to pass for white.'" He promises to reform, to be satisfied with little, even to do the cooking. She does not relent
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: abandonment home rejection
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 275-276, (no title) (1 text)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" (theme)
NOTES: Sort of a "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" with the gender roles reversed and the proper ending to the piece. - RBW
File: ScNF275B

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