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COURT FOR LOVE,
WORK FOR HONEY,
MARRY THAT MAN
AND YOU MARRY FOR MONEY.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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THERE IS A SWEET BOY,
HIS NAME IS SAM.
THERE ARE NO OBJECTIONS,
HE'S YOUR OLD MAN.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED AND GET SICK,
JUST COME TO ME FOR A "NICE" BIG KICK.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU GET MARRIED AND HAVE TWINS,
PLEASE COME TO MY HOUSE FOR SAFETY PINS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOU ARE OLD AND WEARY
AND YOUR FEET NO LONGER TROD,
MAY YOUR NAME IN GOLD BE WRITTEN
IN THE AUTOGRAPH OF GOD.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Pious reflection

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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REMEMBER ME ON THE RIVER.
REMEMBER ME ON THE LAKE.
REMEMBER ME ON YOUR WEDDING,
AND SEND ME A PIECE OF CAKE.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE.
BRING ME SOME WHISKEY, AND I'LL LOVE YOU.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
HORSES NECK, DO YOU?

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ROSES ARE RED, BIOLETS ARE BLUER.
IF I WAS YOU, I'D FALL IN A SEWER.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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DON'T BE #
DON'T BE (SYMBOL LOOKS LIKE A SMALL B)
JUST BE U.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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TWO IN A HAMMOCK,
READY TO KISS,
ALL OF A SUDDEN,
IT WENT LIKE THIS (THIS WRITTEN UPSIDE DOWN)

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST,
IF THE DEVIL DON'T GET YOU, "SING, SING" MUST.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

James Callow Keyword(s): PRISON AT OSSINING, NEW YORK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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SOME GIRLS ARE SMART,
SOME GIRLS ARE SMARTER,
BUT LEAVE IT TO ME,
TO FIND A GIRL'S GARTER.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST,
IF THE DEVIL DON'T GET YOU, THE ANGEL MUST.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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LISTEN, MY CHILDREN, AND YOU SHALL HEAR,
OF A MIDNIGHT RIDE OF A CASE OF BEER.
DOWN THE ALLEY AND UP THE HALL,
THAT'S ALL YOU HEAR UNTIL THE END OF THE BALL.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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MY FATHER OWNS A BUTCHER SHOP.
MY MOTHER CUTS THE MEAT.
AND I'M A LITTLE WIENER
THAT RUNS ACROSS THE STREET.

James Callow comment: FRANKFURTER HOT DOG

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WEARING RED IS FOR DANGER,
WEARING YELLOW IS TO BE SANE,
SO WHY NOT WEAR WHITE
AND LOOK INSANE.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST,
IF WINE DON'T KILL YOU, WHISKEY MUST.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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WHEN YOUR HAIR TURNS GRAY,
YOU'LL BE ON THE BAY ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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I'VE THOUGHT AND THOUGHT,
BUT THOUGHT IN VAIN,
SO NOW I GUESS,
I'LL WRITE MY NAME.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- C761

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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