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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
07-Nov-04 - 06:36 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Tannywheeler, thanks for your verses.
I regard the song as pre-Civil War, but no proof, just a personal speculation. The Slave Narrative points in that direction.