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BLACK-AMERICAN JUMP-ROPE RHYME

MISS LUCY HAD A BABY, HER BABY
HAD A BELT, MISS LUCY WENT TO
HEAVEN, HER BABY WENT TO HELLO
OPERATOR, GIVE ME NUMBER NINE
AND IF YOU DON'T CONNECT ME, I'LL
KICK YOU RIGHT BEHIND THE FRIGERATOR
THERE WAS A PIECE OF GLASS, MISS
LUCY SLIPPED RIGHT ON IT AND CUT HER
BIG FAT ASK ME NO MORE QUESTIONS, I'LL
TELL YOU NO MORE LIES, MISS LUCY TOLD
ME ALL OF THIS THE DAY BEFORE SHE DIED.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT AND CHILDHOOD FRIENDS USED TO
SING THIS JINGLE WHILE JUMPING ROPE.

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

Date learned: 09-20-1985

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Rope Jumping Rime

Jean, Jean, Jelly bean

Stuck her head in the washing machine

Her mother cried because she died

And that's the end of Jean, Jean, Jelly Bean

Data entry tech comment:

Informant learned this on the playground in Pittsburg, Penn.

Where learned: Foley Hall Univesity of Detroit

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope Jumping Rime

Dum dum deee oto

I choose  (name)  

Submitter comment:

Informant does not remeber wher she heard this.

Where learned: Foley Hall Univesity of Detroit

Keyword(s): CALL RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope Jumping Rime

I'm a little dutch girl and I can do the kicks,kicks, kicks.

I'm a little dutch girl and I can do the splits,splits splits.

I'm a little dutch girl and I can do the downs, downs, downs.

I'm a little dutch girl and I can do the rounds, rounds,rounds.

 

Where learned: Learned from the street gand in S. Euclid, Ohio.

Keyword(s): ACTION ; CHARACTER ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope Jumping Rime

Standing of the corner

Chewin a piece of gum

Along came (name) and asked for some

No you little beggar

No you little bum

I'd rather get a licken

Than give you some

How many lickens didi she reveive?

Where learned: Informant doesn't rember where she learned this.

Keyword(s): ENDURANCE ; Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Jump Rope Rime

Hands up Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Hands down Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Trun around Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Touch the groud Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Data entry tech comment:

Collector does not state where the informant lives.

Where learned: Informant learded this in her Parma, Ohio neighborhood.

Keyword(s): Acttion ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope jumping Rime

House for sale, room for rent.

Whene I move out, let _______    move in.

Here's the key to lock the door,

Shut your mouth and say no more.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Collector does not state where informant livess.

Where learned: Learned as child in Cleveland, Ohio neighborhood.

Keyword(s): ACTION ; Call ; RHYME ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope jumping rime

House for sale , Inquire within

When I move out

Let _(name)          move in.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Collector does not state where informant lives.
 

Where learned: Learned this from her street gain in S. Eucllid Ohio.

Keyword(s): Call ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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