“Walky-Talky Jenny”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: recitation nonballad Black(s)
Found in: US(SE)

Description

Minstrel recitation with chorus: "O, walky-talky Jenny an' a hubble for your trouble...." Incidents include a fight with a racist, an argument with a woman he has rescued from a fire, and an incident with his baby and a dog

References

  1. Sandburg, pp. 48-49, "Walky-Talky Jenny" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, San048