I Went to Atlanta
DESCRIPTION: "I went to Atlanta, Never been there befo'; White folks eat de apple, Nigger wait fo' co'." The singer finds similar unfairness when visiting Charleston, Raleigh, etc. Chorus: "Cath dat Suth'n, Grab dat train, Won't come back no mo'."
EARLIEST DATE: 1953
KEYWORDS: travel hardtimes Black(s) discrimination
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greenway-AmericanFolksongsOfProtest, p. 106, "I Went to Atlanta" (1 text)
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