Jimmy Crack(-ed?/-s?) Corn

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sat Aug 28 17:32:04 UTC 2004

I took the "gimme" theory to mean that the original had been making use of
an already existing folk song, or at least a more or less common
expression. I don't remember that any claim was made as to Emmett's
version's having "gimme."
A. Murie
[It wasn't Burl Ives or as recently as 1972 that my recollection is from:
more like the '50s.]

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