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Roaring River: a refrain of the red river plantation Harpers creek and roaring ribber,[sic., etc.] Thar, my dear, we’ll live forebber; Den we’ll go to de Ingin nation In S Northrup (1855) Twelve years a slave. Doesn’t appear to be whitey singing. https://books.google.com.au/books?id=61kSAAAAIAAJ&dq=twelve+years+a+slave&source=...


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Googled the lyrics, found it to be a traditional song: https://lyrics.lol/artist/29747-traditional/lyrics/740784-poor-howard Searching for the title "Poor Howard" found at least one version.


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I can't offer a full answer (not of the quality that would satisfy me), but the following may provide a path for further research. Atlanta and Environs cites Marion Starkey The Cherokee Nation, 1946, page 109


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