The book is "John Henry" by Roark Bradford, printed in It's a page novel that seems to tell the story of John Henry, written in African-American dialect, and uses lyrics from a lot of folk and blues songs as part of the text. In idly flipping through it, my eye fell on a chapter headed "Coonjine" — and there it was!
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Coonjine was a step used by levee workers as they rolled or in John Henry's case carried pound bales of cotton up the long springy planks from docks onto the boats. From the book — "And so John Henry got a spring in his knees and a weave in his hips, and a buck in his back… 'Jine it, you coon, jine it!
Or maybe not. Date: 27 Jun 02 - PM Jim - those are very pared down and cleaned up words taken from the original. You can find the original version at the Levy sheet music site sorry, I don't know blue clicky trick under "Bully". There are several, including New Bully - you want the original by May Irwin. I play the piece as a guitar instrumental but seldom sing any words.
Can you give us your version of the song or as least the verse s that deal with coonjine? Subject: RE: 'Bully of the Town' - mystery word From: Art Thieme Date: 27 Jun 02 - PM "Coonjine" is the particular step sort of a dance step that a person carrying a heavy load like a cotton bale up a long springy plank onto a steamboat would use to keep his footing and keep from dropping his load into the river.
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Art Thieme. Date: 27 Jun 02 - PM Mark - we were posting at the same time.
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See my reference above. Here's the words I sometimes sing. If you compare to the original, you'll see I edited pretty heavily.
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