A 1945 proto-rap...

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sat Oct 22 22:42:02 UTC 2011

On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> by the legendary Lincoln "Steppin Fetchit" Perry. At the end of it, he
> repeats the phrase, "Sock it to me," thrice.

Here it is on YouTube (from the musical "Big Timers"):



Ben Zimmer

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