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blue-tail fly

blue-tail fly in Culture

“Blue-Tail Fly” definition

A popular nineteenth-century American song; the speaker in the song is an African-American slave. Its refrain is: “Jimmy crack corn, and I don't care; / My master's gone away.”

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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