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Posted By: GUEST,GUEST
04-Nov-13 - 05:11 PM
Thread Name: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is? (from Green Corn)
Subject: RE: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is? (from Green Corn)
My mother would play Green Corn on the banjo and sing this song. She called it a 'demi-john' and would also sing this verse too:

"Over on the hill I heard a mighty racket;

there sat a bullfrog putting on his jacket,
Green Corn."