The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4252 Message #977468
Posted By: GUEST,Q
05-Jul-03 - 05:26 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Rose of Alabama / Rose of Alabamy
Subject: RE: Southern Folk Songs/lyrics
Enter blue tail fly in Lyrics and Knowledge Search and lots will come up. Has the line Jimmie crack corn. No give me craked(?) corn (genetically modified?). Sung in?? - the old minstrel shows.
American Memory has copies of Rose of Alabama, published by Masran in the 19th century, essentially the same as the version in the DT. Author(?) and date (1846) given in thread 10629: Rose of Alabama