“Captain Holler Hurry”


"The Captain holler hurry, Goin' to take my time... Say he makin' money, And I'm tryin' to make time. Say he can lose his job, But I can't lose mine. I ain't got time to tarry, Just stop by here. Boys if you got long You better move along."


  • Willie Turner, "Captain Holler Hurry" (on NFMAla6)


  1. Courlander-NFM, pp. 106-107, (no title) (1 partial text); pp. 265-266, "Captain Holler Hurry" (1 tune, partial text)
  2. Roud #10989
  3. BI, CNFM106B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1950 (recording, Willie Turner)
Keywords: prison work
Found in: US(SE)