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Leo Lopez
Leo Lopez

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At one time, when this interpretation was being taught in the United Kingdom, there were rumors that school districts were considering banning the song. Since then, there have been a few instances in which schools and nurseries have altered the lyrics replacing the word black with alternative adjectives, such as happy, rainbow, and little.

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Some claim it was adopted from an actual nursery rhyme that might have been even older. It was first published in 1644 in a broadside version called The Garland of Laurel: or, The Garland and Summer-time Beguiling for the Young, and the Old. The latter title was taken from a poem written in the 1500's by the English clergyman William Chappell, an Elizabethan. The children's nursery song was the first recorded nursery rhyme in the modern sense, and it has been included in anthologies and textbooks ever since. It describes a conversation between a father and his children. The fable allegorically described the conversion of a pagan child named Black Boy, who listened to a priest teaching the idea of Christianity. Black Boy, impressed by the priest, decided to become a Christian himself. But as the father listened to the conversation, he angrily judged his son, Black Boy, for his impulsive act, calling him a black sheep.

I have been studying the history of the printing of this poem. I believe you are correct in stating that it was a broadside since no other versions of this rhyme were found or recorded until 1760. However there is a broadside of this titled The Garland of Laurel that was published in 1644 which tells the story of an English dinner party that followed two courses. It begins with a couple arguing about the merits of their respective courses of meat, one being the liver and the other being the heart. After the dinner they went to the bedroom and had a night of love. A third course of the dinner was on the table of course after the night of love and the couple were having the same argument about the two courses of meat again. The wife told him to calm down and listen to the argument so the couple might continue to have a wonderful night of love. After the dinner the couple went out to see the stars and enjoy the night of love. The door of the room was opened and the husband discovered his wife in a transition between the two courses of meat. The title of the broadside tells us the wife has a change of heart and begins to become a Christian.


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