“De Shucking ob de Corn”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Keywords: work food courting floatingverses
Found in: US(SE)


Named for the chorus, "Ain't you goin' (x3) to de shuckin' ob de corn? Yes, I'se goin' (x3)... to de shuckin ob de corn." Verses are various: White children go to school to learn, negroes to fight; a beau offers his love gold; Satan tempts the singer


  1. BrownIII 199, "De Shucking ob de Corn" (1 text plus a fragment of the chorus)
  2. BI, Br3199