"gwine" : another two cents

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Mar 18 18:12:56 UTC 2006

While listening serendipitously to Blind Boy Fuller's 1940 recording of "Worn Out Engine Blues," I noticed that he utters an unmistakable / gwaIn / right here :

  I'm gwine take a trip over to Chiny, Great God,
  See if I can find my gal over there.

  Though some doubt appears to exist regarding Fuller's date of birth, this site http://facstaff.unca.edu/sinclair/piedmontblues/fuller.html specifies July 10, 1907, in Wadesboro, NC (Anson Co.).


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