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All Hid (#10)6657A1, 8-11-1942, game-song play-songvocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
Sally Go Round the Sunshine6657A10, 8-11-1942, game-song play-songvocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
Who-Li-Can (Sail, Sail)6657A2, 8-11-1942Who De Cat,

See 6655B6 for “Who De Cat,” a variant performed by younger generation.

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Di Dee-O6657A4, 8-11-1942,

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

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Shortenin' Bread (#2)6657A5, 8-11-1942, ,

(Unclear whether she announces her middle name as “Ford” or “Forrest.”)

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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.

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How Many Miles to Bethlehem? (#2)6657A88-11-1942,

Identified as “teacher and group [sic]” on AFS card.

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Lost My Handkerchief Yesterday6657A9, 8-11-1942,

Followed by explanation of the game and appropriate ages for playing it.

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Willie Over the Water6657B1, 8-11-1942,

Ms. Shelby says she lives in Friars Point, and learned this song 25 years earlier. She then explains the game.

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Needle Eye6657B2, 8-11-1942,

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

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Shoo Fly6657B3, 8-11-1942,

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

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I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (#1)6663B3, 7-30-1942,

Identified on AFS card as “four girls.”

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Good Old Man6665A1, 7-30-1942,

Preceded by announcement of where she learned the game and how it’s played.

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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.

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Sally Pick A Suzy6666A2, 7-30-1942There Stands A Bluebird (Tra La La),

Ms. Rogers announces that she learned the song at Country School in Richmond, Miss. She was superintendent of the Coahoma County Colored Schools.

Band is marred by severe pops and skips.

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