“Saturday Night”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1919 (Brown)
Keywords: courting work slave animal floatingverses
Found in: US(SE)


"Saturday night and Sunday too, Pretty gals on my mind. Monday mornin' break of day, Old Massa's got me goin'." The slave works through the week while looking forward to spending the weekend with the girls. Also has sundry floating verses


  1. BrownIII 459, "Saturday Night and Sunday Too" (1 fragment)
  2. Lomax-FSNA 261, "Saturday Night" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 228, (no title) (1 short text, which also includes the "Little bees suck de blossoms" verse)
  4. Roud #6704
  5. BI, LoF261