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|Listen Now||Title||File Number||Subjects||Recording Date||Alt Title||Genres||Instruments||Cities||Counties||State||Setting||Editor Note||Technical Note||Online Resources|
|Shortenin' Bread (#1)||6656B14||Bobbie Mae Brown||8-10-1942||game song, play song||vocal||Coahoma||Coahoma||Mississippi||Coahoma County Agricultural High School|
Bobbie Mae says she’s eight and that she learned the song from her teacher. Lomax asks what her favorite song is; she replies “Shortenin’ Bread?” AFS card misidentifies singer as Bill J. Lewis [sic], confusing Billie J. Levi on 6656B7.