Dan Emmett's "Jimmy Crack Corn"

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Sun Aug 29 02:42:07 UTC 2004

I was after the lyrics in Emmett's original version.  The ones without the
"Jim crack corn."

> > version printed [in the LoA volume] was published in 1846 by F. D.
> > Benteen of Baltimore, with no author credited; it contains the chorus
> > 'Jim crack corn I don't care,' missing from the Emmett version."[/quote]

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Parish" <jparish at SIUE.EDU>
Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2004 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: Dan Emmett's "Jimmy Crack Corn"

> Sam Clements asked:
> > What was the "Emmett version?"
> I assume it was the 1844 version, from _Old Dan Emmit's Original
> Banjo Melodies_.

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