Calliope Song

DESCRIPTION: Pseudo-instrumental, with three or more groups imitating instrumental sounds: "Oom-pah-pah," "Um-sss-sss," "Up-peep-peep," "Um-tweedle-tweedle," with the chorus of "Bicycle Built for Two" perhaps sung over the instruments
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2014 (Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs)
KEYWORDS: nonballad music derivative campsong
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 315, 318, "Calliope" (notes only)
cf. "Bicycle Built for Two (Daisy Bell)" (tune)
cf. "The More We Are Together," i.e. "Did You Ever See a Lassie" (tune)
cf. "O Where O Where Has My Little Dog Gone" (alternate tune)
File: ACSF315C

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