Horse Fly

DESCRIPTION: "Did you ever see a horse fly, a horse fly, a horse fly, Did you ever see a horse fly, a horse fly, fly, fly." Similarly "Did you ever see a board walk?" "Did you ever see a show lace?" Similarly hair pin, tooth pick, eye drop, neck tie, sun set, etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (Pankake/Pankake-PrairieHomeCompanionFolkSongBook)
KEYWORDS: wordplay nonballad bug clothes
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REFERENCES (4 citations):
Pankake/Pankake-PrairieHomeCompanionFolkSongBook, p. 197, "Have You Ever Seen?"
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 277, 292, "Did You Ever See a Horse Fly?"/""Did You Ever See a Porch Swing?"" (notes only)
Zander/Klusmann-CampSongsNThings, p. 40, "Sunset Set" (1 text, tune referenced)
Zander/Klusmann-CampSongsPopularEdition, p. 7, "Sunset Set" (1 text, tune referenced)

Roud #15699
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Did You Ever See a Lassie?" (tune) and references there
File: ACSF277H

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