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BLUE BELLS COCKLE SHELLS,/ BLUE BELLS COCKLE SHELLS, EEVY, IVY OVER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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Jump Rope Song

Ice cream soda with a cherry on top,
Tell me the initials of my sweetheart.

(Player jumps out on initials of her sweetheart.)


 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump Counting

1-2-3-4-5
I caught a hare alive.
6-7-8-9-10
I let him go again.


 

Submitter comment:

Informant said that it was an old jumping rhyme that she used to jump to.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; University of Detroit Chorus office

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump-Rope Rhyme

I scream
You scream
We all scream
For ice cream.

Submitter comment:

From childhood.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump Rhyme

Joe, Joe broke his toe,
Riding on a buffalo,
When he came back,
He broke his back,
Sliding on a railroad track.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; 13027 Klinger

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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CINDERELLA DRESSED IN YELLA
WENT DOWNTOWN TO MEET HER FELLA
HIS NAME WAS ________ (SPELL IT)

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT LEARNED THIS RHYME FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; FOLEY HALL

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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Jump Rope Rhyme

CINDERELLA, DRESSED IN YELLOW,
WENT UPSTAIRS TO KISS HER FELLOW,
MADE A MISTAKE AND KISSED A SNAKE,
CAME DOWNSTAIRS WITH A BELLY ACHE.

Data entry tech comment:

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

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BATTLE CREEK

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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Jump-Rope Rhymes

DAGWOOD AND BLONDIE WENT DOWNTOWN.
BLONDIE BOUGHT AN EVENING GOWN.
DAGWOOD BOUGHT A PAIR OF SHOES.
AND SISSY READ THE EVENING NEWS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 00-00-1967

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O DOCTOR!

DOCTOR, DOCTOR, CAN YOU TELL,
WHAT WILL MAKE MY MOTHER WELL?
SHE IS SICK AND ABOUT TO DIE,
AND THAT WILL MAKE MY DADDY CRY!
 

Submitter comment:

NEIGHBORHOOD ROPE SKIPPING RHYME

Where learned: informant's home

Keyword(s): ACTION RHYME ; CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 08-05-1964

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Inky Pinky

Inky pink, a bottle of ink

cork fell out and you stink

not because you dirty

not because you clean

but because you kissed a girl behind the magazine

Submitter comment:

Jump rope jingle

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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SAILOR AND THE SEA

A SAILOR WENT TO SEA SEA SEA
TO SEE WHAT HE COULD SEE SEE SEE.
BUT ALL THAT HE COULD SEE SEE SEE
WAS THE BOTTOM OF THE DEEP BLUE SEA SEA SEA.

Submitter comment:

(NEIGHBORHOOD ROPE SKIPPING RHYME)

Where learned: informant's home

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 08-05-1964

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Downtown

I'm going downtown to smoke my pipe.

I won't be back till Saturday night.

I'll whip you blue, I'll whip you black.

Especialy you my daughter Sue.

(school jump rope rhyme)

Where learned: INFORMANT'S HOME

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump-rope rhyme

I asked my mother for 50 cents

to see the elephant jump the fence.

He jumped so high

he touched the sky

And didn't come down

til the fourth of July.

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

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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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Jump-Rope Rhyme: Johnny

Johnny over the ocean

Johnny ov the sea

Johnny broke a window

And blamed it all on me.

I told ma.

Ma told pa.

Johnny got a lickin', ha-ha-ha!

(jump the number of lickin's Johnny got.)

Data entry tech comment:

Informent and collector share the same surname and resident

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump Rope Rhyme

I like coffee
I like tea and
I like the boys
and they like me.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

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Jump-Rope Rhyme

DOWN IN THE VALLEY WHERE THE GREEN GRASS GROWS THERE SITS (NAME) AS SWEET AS A ROSE.
ALONG COMES (NAME), KISSED HER ON THE CHEEK
NOW SHE'S PUSHING BABY BUGGIES DOWN THE STREET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PLAIN JUMP

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

Date learned: 10-05-1969

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Jump Rope Rhyme

I am a pretty little Dutch girl
As pretty as pretty can be.
And all the boys in the neighborhood
Are crazy over me.

My boyfriend's name is Tommy.
He comes from the land of salami.
With pickles on his nose and 5 black toes.
That's the way my story goes.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; PLAIN JUMP

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

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