Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating a memorable field holler from his hometown. Field hollers such as this were often used to signal the end of the work day among slaves.
Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942. Accessed via web. The Library of Congress American Memory. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/florida/index.html.
Imitations, Ethnography, Work Songs, African-Americans, vocals
Have you ever, seen a monkey, beat a train? He scrambles, like a dog, get away.