“Shack Bully Holler”


"Raise up, boys, raise up -- Breakfas' on de table an a coffee's gittin' col'." Bits and pieces of life in a levee camp: Poor food, not enough sleep, hard work, hard-driving White bosses. Much of the piece is recited rather than sung


  1. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 45-46, "Shack Bully Holler" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #15531
  3. BI, LxA045


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934
Found in: US