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APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY, HOLLER I.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 03-00-1971

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APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY, HOLLAR "I."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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WHILE PLAY(ING) HIDE AND SEEK, YOU SAY:
APPLES, PECHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY, HOLLER I.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HIDE AND SEEK

"I SPY, STICK THEM IN THE EYE/ SOMEBODY STOLE MY APPLE PIE/
FIVE, TEN, FIFTEEN, TWENTY, ... ONE HUNDRED/ HERE I COME READY
OR NOT."

Submitter comment: I USED TO RECITE THIS AS A CHILD.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 00001958-00001966

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LAST NIGHT, THE NIGHT BEFORE, 24 ROBBERS KNOCKING AT MY DOOR.
WHEN I GOT UP TO LET THEM IN, THEY HIT ME IN THE HEAD WITH A
ROLLING PIN. READY OR NOT, HERE I COME.

Submitter comment: A VERSE SAID BY THE PERSON WHO IS "IT" PLAYING HIDE AND GO SEEK.

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD IN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 09-25-1972

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APPLE, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE,
WHO'S NOT READY HOLLER "I".

Submitter comment: THIS IS A VERSE SAID BEFORE GOING TO SEEK THOSE WHO ARE HIDING
IN "HIDE AND GO SEEK".

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 19-57-

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A FORM OF TAG THAT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A CHANT. AT THE END OF THE
CHANT THE PERSON PLAYING WOULD HAVE TO COME OUT AND CHASE THE
CHANTERS.
STARLIGHT, MOONLIGHT,
THE FIRST GHOST WE SEE TONIGHT.
WILL HE BE GREEN?
WILL HE BE GRAY?
WHEN I SEE HIM, I'LL RUN AWAY}

Where learned: WASHINGTON DC

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse C750.525

Date learned: 02-00-1980

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