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DOWN IN THE VALLEY, THE VALLEY SO LOW,
HANG YOUR HEAD OVER, HEAR THE WIND BLOW.
HEAR THE WIND BLOW, DEAR, HEAR THE WIND BLOW.
HANG YOUR HEAD OVER, HEAR THE WIND BLOW.

ROSES LOVE SUNSHINE, VIOLETS LOVE DEW,
ANGELS IN HEAVEN KNOW I LOVE YOU.
KNOW I LOVE YOU, DEAR, KNOW I LOVE YOU,
ANGELS IN HEAVEN KNOW I LOVE YOU.

WRITE ME A LETTER CONTAINING THREE LINES,
ANSWER THIS QUESTION. WILL YOU BE MINE? ETC.

BUILD ME A CASTLE FORTY FEET HIGH,
SO I CAN SEE HER AS SHE RIDES BY, ETC.

Submitter comment:

MISS DAMIN HEARD THIS IN TOKYO IN 1956 FROM A DUTCH WOMAN,
MISS RUTH AMSLER. MISS AMSLER CLAIMED THAT IT CAME FROM A
TRUE STORY OF EARLY AMERICA. THE STORY WAS THAT TWO LOVERS QUARRELED
OVER THE SAME GIRL. ONE WOUNDS THE OTHER WIH A KNIFE AND FOR THIS
IS LOCKED IN A TOWER. AS HE LOOKS OUT HE SEES HIS RIVAL AND HIS LOVE
RIDING OFF WITH THEIR WEDDING PARTY, SO HE SINGS THIS SONG.

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Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): LOVERS QUARRELS ; Lyrics ; MUSIC ; RHYME ; SONG ; Tune ; VERSE

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

Date learned: 12-00-1963

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FROM 20 TO 30, IF A MAN FEELS RIGHT,
IT'S ONCE IN THE MORNING AND ONCE AT NIGHT.
FROM 30 TO 40, IF HE STILL FEELS RIGHT,
HE CUTS OUT THE MORNING OR HE CUTS OUT THE NIGHT.
FROM 40 TO 50 IT'S JUST NOW AND THEN.
FROM 50 TO 60 IT'S GOD KNOWS WHEN}
FROM 60 TO 70, IF HE STILL FEELS INCLINED,
DON'T LET HIM KID YOU, IT'S ALL IN HIS MIND.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT FELT THIS WAS QUITE HUMOROUS AND LAUGHED WHILE RECITING IT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): AGE ; EUPHEMISM ; FREQUENCY OF SEXUAL INTERCOURSE ; LOVERS

Subject headings: 730 730.328
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.533
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.545
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Date learned: 02-05-1980

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IN LOVE, THERE IS ALWAYS ONE WHO KISSES AND ONE WHO OFFERS THE CHEEK

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM ; COLLECTORS HOME

Keyword(s): METAPHOR ; OBSERVATION ; REPETITION

James Callow Keyword(s): LEADING AND FOLLOWING AMONG LOVERS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 04-05-1971

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INDIAN LEGEND

IN TUCUMCARI, THERE IS A MOUNTAIN BY THE SAME NAME.
THERE IS AN INDIAN LEGEND THAT TELLS HOW THE MOUN-
TAIN WAS NAMED. IT SEEMS THAT THERE WAS AN INDIAN
PRINCESS WHO WAS LOVED BY TWO BRAVES. SHE LOVED ONLY
ONE AND HE WAS NAMED TUCUMCARI. SO THEY TOOK THE TWO
BRAVES TO THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN AND HERE THEY WERE
TO FIGHT IT OUT UNTIL ONE OF THEM KILLED THE OTHER
ONE. THE FIGHTING WENT ON FOR A FEW DAYS AND
FINALLY THE ONE BRAVE PUSHED TUCUMCARI OVER THE
MOUNTAIN. INSTEAD OF MARRYING THE MAN WHOM SHE DID
NOT LOVE, THE PRINCESS JUMPED OVER THE MOUNTAIN ALSO
AND FROM THIS FIGHT, THE MOUNTAIN WAS NAMED.

Where learned: NEW MEXICO ; TUCUMCARI

James Callow Keyword(s): LOVERS' LEAP

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Legend

Date learned: 06-00-1965

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MURDER PROSE

THIS CHICK AND GUY IN CLEVELAND WERE OUT IN THE PARK AND THE
GUY IN THE
CAR THOUGHT HE HEARD NOIS, BUT DIDN'T PAY ANY ATTENTION. THE SE
SECOND TIME HE HEARD IT, HE KNEW IT WAS A NOISE BEING DONE DILIBERATE
DELIBERATELY.
IT KEPT UP AND THE GUY DECIDED TO GET OUT; BY THE WAY, THIS WAS A
CONVERTIBLE. HE TOLD THE GIRL TO LOCK THE DOORS AND GET DOWN ON THE
FLOOR. HE STEPS OUT. SO HE'S OUTSIDE, NOW THIS IS PRETTY LATE AT
NIGHT. SHE GOT PRETTY WORRIED BECAUSE HE DIDN'T COME BACK.
THE NEXT THING
SHE KNOWS IS A FAINT SCRATCHING ON THE TOP OF THE CAR IN A
RHYTHMIC MOTION.
SHE DOESN'T DO ANYTHING, ONLY EXACTLY WHAT HE SAID.
LATER ANOTHER
CAR PULLS UP, SHE COULDN'T SEE WHO IT WAS. THEN SHE SAW A
FLASHLIGHT FLASHING AROUND IN THE CAR. IT WAS A COP. HE SAID
FOR HER
TO GET OUT. THE COP SAID DON'T LOOK BEHIND YOU AND GET INTO
MY CAR.
SHE DID, BUT HER CURIOSITY WAS AROUSED. IT WAS JUST THE BREAK OF
DAWN, SO THERE WAS JUST ENOUGH LIGHT. SO SHE LOOKED BEHIND AND
SAW HER
BOYFRIEND HANGING BY HIS NECK FROM A TREE SWINGING ABOVE THE CAR.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL

Keyword(s): LOVERS' PARKING

James Callow Keyword(s): OHIO ; PARKING

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Human Being

Date learned: 09-25-1972

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MURDER PROSE

THIS CHICK AND GUY IN CLEVELAND WERE OUT IN THE PARK AND THE
GUY IN THE
CAR THOUGHT HE HEARD NOIS, BUT DIDN'T PAY ANY ATTENTION. THE SE
SECOND TIME HE HEARD IT, HE KNEW IT WAS A NOISE BEING DONE DILIBERATE
DELIBERATELY.
IT KEPT UP AND THE GUY DECIDED TO GET OUT; BY THE WAY, THIS WAS A
CONVERTIBLE. HE TOLD THE GIRL TO LOCK THE DOORS AND GET DOWN ON THE
FLOOR. HE STEPS OUT. SO HE'S OUTSIDE, NOW THIS IS PRETTY LATE AT
NIGHT. SHE GOT PRETTY WORRIED BECAUSE HE DIDN'T COME BACK.
THE NEXT THING
SHE KNOWS IS A FAINT SCRATCHING ON THE TOP OF THE CAR IN A
RHYTHMIC MOTION.
SHE DOESN'T DO ANYTHING, ONLY EXACTLY WHAT HE SAID.
LATER ANOTHER
CAR PULLS UP, SHE COULDN'T SEE WHO IT WAS. THEN SHE SAW A
FLASHLIGHT FLASHING AROUND IN THE CAR. IT WAS A COP. HE SAID
FOR HER
TO GET OUT. THE COP SAID DON'T LOOK BEHIND YOU AND GET INTO
MY CAR.
SHE DID, BUT HER CURIOSITY WAS AROUSED. IT WAS JUST THE BREAK OF
DAWN, SO THERE WAS JUST ENOUGH LIGHT. SO SHE LOOKED BEHIND AND
SAW HER
BOYFRIEND HANGING BY HIS NECK FROM A TREE SWINGING ABOVE THE CAR.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL

Keyword(s): LOVERS' PARKING

James Callow Keyword(s): OHIO PARKING

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Human Being

Date learned: 09-25-1972

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