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Jump-Rope Rhyme: Cinderella

CINDERELLA, CINDERELLA, DRESSED IN YELLOW
RAN UPSTAIRS TO CATCH HER FELLA.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE?
1, 2, 3, 4 ETC. (UNTIL ONE MISSES)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname and place of residence.


 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Berkley ; 1787 BEVERLY

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 08-00-1964

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Cinderella Dressed in Yella

CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLA
WENT DOWNSTAIRS TO KISS HER FELLOW.
HOW MANY KISSES DID SHE RECEIVE? 1,2,3, ETC.
RED HOT PEPPERS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; INFORMANT'S HOME ; Berkley

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE JUMP ; Speed Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 03-17-1970

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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

JOHNNY OVER THE OCEAN,
JOHNNY OVER THE SEA,
JOHNNY BROKE THE MILK BOTTLE,
AND BLAMED IT ON ME.

I TOLD MA,
MA TOLD PA,
JOHNNY GOT A LICK'N. HA, HA, HA.
HOW MANY LICK'NS DID HE RECEIVE?

Submitter comment:

LEARNED IT FROM FRIENDS AND PLAYMATES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; COLLECTED AT HER HOME ; Berkley

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE ; Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-21-1967

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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

KINDERGARTEN BABY,
WASH YOUR FACE IN GRAVY.

FIRST GRADE TOT,
SECOND GRADE ANGELS
THIRD GRADE SNOT.

FOURTH GRADE PEACHES,
FIFTH GRADE PLUMS,
ALL THE REST ARE DIRTY BUMS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT LEARNED FROM A FRIEND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; INFORMANT'S HOME ; Berkley

Keyword(s): PLAIN-JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-21-1967

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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

LINCOLN, LINCOLN,
WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DRINK'N?
SMELLS LIKE WHISKEY,
TASTES LIKE WINE,
OH MY GOSH! IT'S TURPENTINE.

Submitter comment:

LEARNED FROM HER SISTER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; INFORMANT'S HOME ; Berkley

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN-JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 11-03-1967

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Good Morning Shining Faces

Good morning, good morning, we're all in our places with sunshining faces.

 

Submitter comment:

Informant learned song first day of school (Shrine of the Little Flower Grade School) in first grade.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; informant's home ; Berkley

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children

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Daddy's Little Sweetheart

Roses on my shoulders, slippers on my toes. I'm Daddy's little sweetheart, don't you think I'm sweet?

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Berkley

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children

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