“On a Cold Frosty Morning”


"On a cold frosty morning a nigger feels good; He shouldered up his axe and went off to the wood." He all but freezes in the cold. (Various other observations about his life.)

Cross references


  1. Randolph 283, "On a Cold Frosty Morning" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. BrownIII 474, "Cold Frosty Morning" (1 fragment)
  3. Roud #3439
  4. BI, R283


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1941 (Randolph)
Keywords: nonballad Black(s)
Found in: US(SE,So)