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THE FOLLOWING IS A SONG THAT IS SUNG WHILE DRINKING BEER:
"IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER,
THAT'S WHY WE DRINK IT HERE.
AND WHEN WE ARE GONE FROM HERE
OUR FRIENDS WILL BE DRINKING ALL THE BEER."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ; CHIASMUS ; DRINKING SONG ; RHYME: AAAA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 10-00-1975

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SONG

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME,
TAKE ME OUT TO THE PARK,
BUY ME SOME PEANUTS AND CRACKERJACKS,
I DON'T CARE IF I EVER COME BACK.
O, I'LL ROOT-TOOT-TOOT FOR THE HOME TEAM,
AND IF THEY DON'T WIN IT'S A SHAME.
IT'S A ONE, TWO, THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT,
AT THE OLD BALL GAME.

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Knowledge

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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TRADITIONAL SONG SUNG AT SPORT EVENTS

IT HAS BECOME TRADITIONAL TO SING THE
" STAR SPANGLED BANNER " BEFORE ALL SPORT ACTIVITIES
IN THE UNITED STATES.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion

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SONG

TWAS ON A MONDAY MORNING
WHEN I FIRST SAW MY DARLING
A HANGING OUT THE FAMILY CLOTHES,
A HANGING OUT THE CLOTHES.

TWAS ON A TUESDAY MORNING
WHEN I FIRST SAW MY DARLING
A TAKING IN THE FAMILY CLOTHES.
A TAKING IN THE FAMILY CLOTHES.

WEDNESDAY: FOLDING UP THE CLOTHES.
THURSDAY: IRONING OUT THE CLOTHES.
FRIDAY: MENDING OF THE CLOTHES.
SATURDAY: PUTTING AWAY THE CLOTHES.
SUNDAY: " TWAS ON A SUNDAY MORNING,
WHEN ALL THE FAMILY WENT TO CHURCH.
A-WEARING THEIR SUNDAY CLOTHES,
A-WEARING THEIR SUNDAY CLOTHES.

Data entry tech comment: SEE AARNE-THOMPSON TALE TYPE 2012D

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHAIN SONG

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Formula tale
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ballad Epic
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- C330

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TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR
TURN ALL AROUND
TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR
TOUCH THE GROUND
TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR
DO THE SPLITS
TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR
CLIMB THE STAIRS
TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR
SAY YOUR PRAYERS.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT DID THE COMMANDS IN THE SONG WHILE SHE
SUNG IT EVERY NIGHT BEFORE SHE WENT TO BED EACH
NIGHT WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Cradle song Lullaby

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POEM-SONG

HOW DRY I AM,
HOW WET I'LL BE,
IF I DON'T FIND
THE BATHROOM KEY}

Submitter comment: LITTLE KID'S MOCKERY OF DRINKING SONG.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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SONG

MY BONNIE HAS TUBERCULOSIS,
MY BONNIE HAS ONLY ONE LUNG.
SHE SPITS UP A BLOODY CORRUPTION,
AND ROLLS IT AROUND ON HER TONGUE.

Submitter comment: ( SONG TO TUNE OF " MY BONNIE LIES OVER THE
OCEAN. " )

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): DISEASE ; GORE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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WATERMELON

YOU CAN TALK ABOUT YOUR APPLES, YOUR PEACHES AND YOUR PEARS,
YOUR CINNAMON HANGIHG ON YOUR CINNAMON TREE, ON THE TREE,
BUT GIVE ME, OH GIVE ME, I REALLY WISH YOU WOULD
SOME OF THAT WATERMELON HANGING ON THE VINE.

CHORUS:
HAMBONE IS SWEET ( SLURP ), CHICKEN IS GOOD ( M
),
POSSUM MEAT IS VERY, VERY FINE, AIN'T IT SO,
BUT GIVE ME, OH GIVE ME, I REALLY WISH YOU WOULD
SOME OF THAT WATERMELON HANGING ON THE VINE.

THE NIGHT I WENT TO FETCH IT WAS ON A STORMY NIGHT.
THE MOON HAD NOT AS YET BEGUN TO SHINE, BEGUN TO SHINE.
THE FARMER, HE SAW ME AND SHOT ME THROUGH THE FENCE
BUT I NEVER LEFT THAT MELON ON THE VINE.

CHORUS

Keyword(s): EUPHEMISM ; THEFT

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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SONG

THE ANTS GO MARCHING ONE BY ONE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO HAVE SOME FUN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM
BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM (REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING TWO BY TWO. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO TIE HIS SHOE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING THREE BY THREE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO CLIMB A TREE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

AND THE ANTS GO MARCHING FOUR BY FOUR
THE ANTS GO MARCHING FOUR BY FOUR. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO CLOSE A DOOR.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING FIVE BY FIVE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND GOT SQUASHED ALIVE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING SIX BY SIX. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO PICK UP SOME STICKS.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING SEVEN BY SEVEN. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED TO VISIT HEAVEN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING EIGHT BY EIGHT. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND BROKE A SLATE.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH.
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.
(REFRAIN)

THE ANTS GO MARCHING NINE BY NINE. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND BROKE HIS SPINE,
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN
REFRAIN

THE ANTS GO MARCHING TEN BY TEN. HURRAH} HURRAH}
(REPEAT TWICE)
THE LITTLE ONE STOPPED AND DID IT AGAIN.
AND THEY ALL GO MARCHING DOWN THE EARTH
TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN.

REFRAIN

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHAIN SONG

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

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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PARODY

HOW DRY I AM
HOW WET I'LL BE
IF I DON'T FIND
THE BATHROOM KEY.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life

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PLANTING SONG

PLANTING RICE IS NEVER FUN
BENT FROM MORNING TIL THE SET OF SUN
CANNOT STAND OR CANNOT SIT
CANNOT REST FOR A LITTLE BIT.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Work

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SONG : NARRATIVE

OH THE LORD IS GOOD TO ME, AND SO I THANK THE LORD
FOR GIVING ME THE THINGS I NEED.
THE SUN AND THE RAIN AND THE APPLESEED;
THE LORD IS GOOD TO ME.

Submitter comment: THIS SONG WAS SUNG BEFORE MEALS. IT WAS IN EITHER ROUND FORM OR
IT WAS SUNG ALTOGETHER. I SANG THIS SONG AT A GIRLS CAMP,
IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MAYFIELD

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

Date learned: 00001970S

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FLICKER

FLICKER THE LIGHT OF THE CAMPFIRE,
WIND IN THE PINES,
STARS IN THE HEAVENS
A MOON THAT SHINES,
A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE GATHER,
MEET FRIENDS OF ALL KINDS,
A PLACE WHERE OLD MAN TROUBLE IS ALWAYS LEFT BEHIND.
SO GIVE ME THE LIGHT OF THE CAMPFIRE
WARM AND BRIGHT
AND GIVE ME SOME FRIENDS TO SING WITH, I'LL BE HERE ALL NIGHT,
FOR LOVE IS FOR THOSE WHO FIND IT
I FOUND MINE RIGHT HERE,
JUST YOU AND ME AND THE CAMPFIRE
AND THE SONGS WE LOVE TO HEAR.
GREEN ARE THE VALLEYS
SWEET IS THE CLOVER,
GONE ARE THE COLD WINDS FOREVER MORE,
THE ROSES NOW ARE BLOOMING,
THE OCEAN SO BLUE,
THE SUN ABOVE IS SETTING,
UPON OUR LOVE SO NEW,
FOR LOVE IS LIKE A WARM FIRE
SOFT AND LOW
AND WHEN YOU FIND YOUR TRUE LOVE
YOUR HEART WILL KNOW
AND AS THE LEAVES START FALLING
AND FRIENDS BEGIN TO PART
THESE MEMORIES OF THE SUMMER
WILL STAY IN EVERY HEART.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 01-00-1979

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BIRDS IN THE WILDERNESS

HERE WE STAND LIKE BIRDS IN THE
WILDERNESS, BIRDS IN THE WILDERNESS,
BIRDS IN THE WILDERNESS, HERE WE STAND
LIKE BIRDS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAITING
TO BE FED, WAITING TO BE FED, WAITING
TO BE FED, HERE WE STAND LIKE BIRDS
IN THE WILDERNESS, WAITING TO BE FED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ITERATION ; SIMILE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity

Date learned: 01-00-1979

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CAMP SONG WE WELCOME YOU TO CAMP WATHANA

WE WELCOME YOU TO CAMP WATHANA, WE'RE MIGHTY GLAD YOU'RE HERE,
WE'LL SEND THE AIR REVERBERATING, WITH A MIGHTY CHEER, RAH RAH,
WE'LL SING YOU IN, SING YOU OUT, TO YOU WE'LL RAISE A MIGHTY SHOUT,
HAIL, HAIL THE GANG'S ALL HERE AND WE WELCOME YOU TO CAMP WATHANA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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CAMP SONG WE'RE OUT AT WATHANA

WE'RE OUT AT WATHANA, THE CAMP OF OUR DREAMS,
WHERE THE WATER JUST RIPPLES AND SPARKLES AND GLEAMS.
SO COME OUT AND JOIN US FOR WE ARE NEVER BLUE, BE A MEMBER
OF OUR HAPPY LAUGHING CREW, YOU TOO.
AT NIGHT ROUND THE CAMPFIRE WE LAUGH AND WE SING,
GIVE A CHEER FOR WATHANA THAT WILL MAKE THE ECHOES RING,
WE'LL CHEER FOR US CAMPERS, OUR COUNSELORS GOOD SPORTS TOO,
WE'LL CHEER FOR YOU AND YOU AND YOU AND YOU, YOU TOO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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CAMP SONG WHERE DOES THE WIND COME FROM?

WHERE DOES THE WIND COME FROM, DOES ANYBODY KNOW?
WHERE DOES THE WIND COME FROM, BEFORE IT STARTS TO BLOW?
ON SATURDAY NIGHT, WHERE DOES HE HANG HIS HAT,
DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHERE THE WIND IS AT?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

James Callow Keyword(s): RHETORICAL QUESTIONS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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CAMP SONG WHERE OH WHERE

WHERE OH WHERE ARE YOU TONIGHT,
WHY DID YOU LEAVE ME HERE ALL ALONE,
I SEARCHED THE WORLD OVER AND THOUGHT I FOUND TRUE LOVE,
YOU FOUND ANOTHER AND ----- YOU WERE GONE.

Submitter comment: AT THE DASH IN THE LAST LINE, THE SINGER STICKS OUT HER TONGUE AND
MAKES A RASBERRY NOISE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion
SPEECH -- Onomatopoeia

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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CAMP SONG WHITE SAND AND GRAY SAND

WHITE SAND AND GRAY SAND,
WHO'LL BUY MY GRAY SAND?
WHO'LL BUY MY WHITE SAND?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Cries of street vendor
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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CAMP SONG YOU AND ME

YOU AND ME WE 'RE GONNA BE PARTNERS, YOU AND ME WE'RE GONNA BE PALS,
YOU AND ME WE'RE GONNA BE PARTNERS, BUDDIES AND PALS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Admiration Praise Adulation
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Daily Life
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Social reunion

Date learned: 04-00-1979

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