Collected By: Deanna Moore
Transcribed By: Doug Haynie
Arkansas Folklore Class
Sung by: R.K. Moore
Benton, Arkansas November 26, 1960
Reel 381; Item 4
THE WHISTLING NIGER
Oh there was a little niger who would whistle in this way——
You bound to here him coming round the corner every day-
He got into a church oneday and the whistling did begin---
He made the preacher mad;
The congregation sad,
And deed you couldn't stop him for the poor.
But he began once more and they throwed him out the door,
But he whistled up his ol' familiar tune---
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