I Rock from Selma
DESCRIPTION: "I rock from Selma, ting tang, I'm a Georgia ruler, ting tang, I'm a Mobile gentelman, Susie-annah, Loan me de goar to drink water!" "Den all back-shuffle and clap yo' hands." "Come shuffle up, ladies, ting tang, Oh Miss Williams, ting tang."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: dancing nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, p. 114, (no title) (1 short text)
NOTES [23 words]: This sounds like it's made up of floating verses -- but it isn't; none of the lyrics are familiar. So I guess it gets its own entry. - RBW
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