Call-and-answer, with the refrain, "Satisfied." The text is at the leader's discretion, e.g., "I'm going up north, SATISFIED, I'm going down south, SATISFIED, Mama cooked a cow, SATISFIED, Gonna give all the girls, SATISFIED, Their bellies full..."


  • Children of East York School, "I'm Goin' Up North" (on NFMAla1)
  • Children of Lilly's Chapel School, "See See Rider" (on NFMAla1) -- not the popular blues song, but another version of the "Satisfied" chant)


  1. Courlander-NFM, pp. 150-152, (no title) (1 text, 1 tune); cf. pp. 152-153 (apparently a combination of this song with "Easy Rider") (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, CNFM150


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1950 (recordings, children of East York School and Lilly's Chapel School)
Found in: US(SE)