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Listen NowTitleFile NumberSubjectsRecording DateAlt TitleGenresInstrumentsCitiesCountiesStateSettingEditor NoteTechnical NoteOnline Resources
Here Come Two Gents from Holly Springs (#1)6655B1, 8-10-1942,

Followed by singers’ introductions and discussion of where they learned the song.

Aunt Dinah's Dead (#1)6657A3, 8-11-1942,
Di Dee-O6657A4, 8-11-1942,

Followed by explanation of game, which Ms. Harris recalls learning at the Gregory School near Lyon, Miss.

All the Way Round (Seven Times)6657A7, 8-11-1942,

Followed by explanation of the game and her learning it about 25 years earlier at the Gregory School near Lyon, Miss., where the children who played it were between 10 and 16.

Needle Eye6657B2, 8-11-1942,

Followed by explanation of game, which Ms. Harris recalls learning at the Gregory School near Lyon, Miss.

Shoo Fly6657B3, 8-11-1942,

Followed by explanation of game, which Ms. Harris has known for 30 years.

Cool Water6657B48-11-1942,
Chicken, My Chicken, My Craney Crow (#1)6657B5, 8-11-1942,

Identified on AFS Card as “Chicken-Ma-Craney-Crow.” Followed by explanation of game.

Ain't Gonna Rain No More (#1)6666A1, 7-30-1942,

Ms. Harris announces that she learned the song at “the rural school out of Lyon, Miss.”

Band is marred by severe pops.

Draw Me A Bucket of Water6669A6, 8-12-1942, ,

Followed by a description of (skipping) game. Group also likely includes Etherine Harris and Mary Lee Johnson. Ms. Harris (relation to Etherine unknown) is an adult and a teacher at the Coahoma County Agricultural High School. See those recordings for more of her songs.