Bear Hunt

DESCRIPTION: "Going on a bear hunt Wanna come along?" "Coming to the short grass, Can’t go around it, Can’t go under it, Gotta go through it." "Coming to the tall grass, Can't go around..." Eventually they find a bear in a cave -- and run
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2014 (Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs)
KEYWORDS: animal humorous campsong
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 240, 324, "Bear Hunt" (notes only)
NOTES [41 words]: In the thread "Old Girl Scout Songs," Joe Offer comments, "I've never heard two people sing this the same. Heck, I don't think I've ever sung it the same way twice myself. Once you have the general idea, make it up as you go along." - RBW
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