The University of Texas at Austin
English and American Songs: "Jim Crack Corn" (The Blue-Tail Fly)
Identifier: e_utfc_0502
Title: English and American Songs: "Jim Crack Corn" (The Blue-Tail Fly)
Description: African-American song, voice without accompaniment. Three stanzas and chorus. First line: "When I was young I used to wait..."
City: San Perlita
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/06
Creator: Moore, Byron (performer); Moore, Willie (performer)
Contributor: Owens, William A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 59 seconds