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Thread #92735   Message #3669462
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
15-Oct-14 - 03:23 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Pay Me My Money Down
Subject: RE: Origins: Pay Me My Money Down
One small correction to the words posted by Barry Finn, 05 July 06;

Wish't I was Mr. Coffin's son
Pay me.......
Stay in the house an' drink good rum.
Stay, not Sit...

Lydia Parrish, 1942 (1992) Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands, pp. 208-209, with musical score.

Lydia Parrish saw a cabin moved on rollers, to the tune of "Pay Me My Money Down."