Sung by: Sara Jo Fendley

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Chorus: Green corn, green corn,
Bring along your Jimmy-john.
Rye bread, dry bread,
Do to choke a nigger on.
Green corn.

Went up the road,
And I saw the dust a-rising.
A four-horse team,
And a nigger up a-driving.
Green corn.


(Mrs. Fendley: "That's all I know of that one."
Dr. Wolf: What is that, a banjo piece?"
Mrs. Fendley: "I don't know what that is, but that's the first
. . . Just about everybody around here can play that one song on the banjo.")

Also found in Randolph, Vol. II, #267, "I'll Meet You in the Evening."

All Songs Recorded by John Quincy Wolf, Jr., unless otherwise noted

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