Corn-Shucking Song (II)

DESCRIPTION: "Come out here and shuck this corn, Oh! Oh! Oh!), Come out here and shuck this corn..." "Biggest Pile seen since I was born." "Massa's niggers am slick and fat, Shine just like a beaver had." "Jones's... am lean and poor...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1919 (Curtis-Burlin-NegroFolkSongs-TheHamptonSeries)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes food
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Curtis-Burlin-NegroFolkSongs-TheHamptonSeries (III), pp. 111-119, "Corn-Shuckin' Song" (1 text with variants, 1 tune with variants)
Roud #16464
File: CuBu111

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