Mr. Rabbit is Br'er Rabbit, the hero of many African American folktales.

Mr. Rabbit - American Children's Songs - The USA - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Alternative lyrics for this line are: "Yes, my Lord".


This song was most likely sung as a "call and response" type of song.


You can hear the tune to this song in the recording below.


Many thanks to Holly Deuel Gilster for contributing the tune to this song!