Some sonofaunpleasant woman has my computer. 4608
Surely you of all people would've learned by now not to buttert absolutes based on limited samples?
If you see my cow, tell her hurry home, I ain't had no sweet milk since she's been gone. She better soo, cow, soo--soo, cow, soo, Oh second time you will do, I ain't had no sweet milk since my cow been gone.
"Soo Cow Soo" by Memphis Minnie, from a transcription by Woody Mann, who offers a footnote on "soo":
(Mann, Woody (1973): Six Early Blues Guitarists, Oak Publications, but I'm offering this merely as a data point and not as a definite authority on the term's origin.)
Recorded around 1931-2 according to the following:
and there's even a sample at:
REAL memory column in SDSF 4606
from previous post reference in previous post ... from reference above: may have a b-bit block or byte error. There are codes to variously correct single...
(annoyingly, the only audio I've got on my shelves is Columbia's "Hoodoo Lady (1933-1937)", which doesn't have Bumble Bee either.)
Going by the (limited) context, it looks like it surely would've current in all sorts of places around the South (though maybe not all of the South?) in the 30s.
I dunno, it sounds an awful lot like the Aussie "coooEEE!", which can carry a *long* way.
Some sonofaunpleasant woman has my computer. 4607
Nono. I believe I read somewhere that today's sekrit Scooby word is: "ROOING" Which, by reading the above and being...
-- I am very new to programming drivers so if I sound un-knowledgeable then it's because I am. -- first4internet's Ceri Coburn on writing Sony's DRM rootkit