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My Brodder Gum
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(published by Firth Pond & Co., N.Y., 1849)
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White folks, I’ll sing for you,
Nuffin else to do.
Spend my time a pickin on de banjo,
Hay! Brodder Gum.
Chorus:
My Brodder Gum,
My Brodder Gum so fair,
All de yaller gals runnin round,
Try to get a lock ob his hair.
Tudder afternoon,
I thought I saw de moon,
Say my true lub comin through de canebrake,
Hay! Brodder Gum.
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Hard work all de day,
Hab no time to play,
Berry fine time a diggin in de cornfield,
Hay! Brudder Gum.
Chorus:
Went one berry fine day,
To ride in a one horse sleigh,
Hollow’d to de old hoss comin through de toll gate,
Hay! Brodder Gum.
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