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Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
06-Sep-01 - 12:22 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins of: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Yes, it is stretching to compare with "Go tell it on the mountain", but the meter is the same. I checked the Tempie Cummins Texas slave narrative (p. 263). It is not the one with "Go tell aunt Nancy."