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Can't You Line It?
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
5 - 8
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Blues
Range
M10
Tone Set
d, m, s,l, Drmam
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
ma Tuning
Melodic Context
ma-d
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Starting Pitch
C
Partwork
Form Analysis
Form Type
Verse-chorus
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
syn-co-pa
ti-tai
ti-tam
ta-a-a
ta-a-a-a
tie
anacrusis

Source
Library of Congress AFS 362A. Collected by Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle.

Informant/Performer
A.B. Hicks, Eatonville, FL, 1935

State
Florida

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Work Song


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Occupations


Sub Subject
Railroad

Alternate Titles

General Comments
Also in Lomax, Alan, Folk Songs of North America