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GUEST,Richie Origins: Momma Don't Allow? / Mama Don't 'Low (47) RE: Lyr Req: Momma Don't Allow? / Mama Don't 'Low 03 Mar 11

Originally WC Handy 1909 "Memphis Blues" was titled "Mr. Crump" which was a version of "Mama don't Allow" which would date the song back to circa 1907:

"Mr. Crump don't allow no easy riders..
We don't care what Mr. Crump don't allow,
We're gonna barrrelhouse anyhow...

Papa Charlie Jackson did the first recording in 1925.


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