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Thread #128220   Message #2892015
Posted By: John Minear
22-Apr-10 - 09:00 AM
Thread Name: The Advent and Development of Chanties
Subject: RE: The Advent and Development of Chanties
Here are three more references to "Round the Corn, Sally" as a corn-shucking song. The first is from 1848:,+sally%22&lr=&cd=23#v=onepage&q=%22Round%20the%20cor

I'm not sure on the dating of this one, which was published in 1894, but surely it is earlier than that:,+sally&cd=1#v=onepage&q=Round%20the%20corn%2C%20sally&f

And, from SLAVE SONGS OF THE UNITED STATES, by Allen, Ware and Garrison, published in 1867, a tune:,+sally&cd=4#v=onepage&q=Round%20the%20corn%2C%20sally&f=