“De Shucking ob de Corn”


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


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)