Round the Corn Sally

DESCRIPTION: "Five can't catch me and ten can't hold me, Ho, round the corn, Sally, Round the corn, round the corn, round the corn, Sally! Ho, ho, ho, round...." "Here's your iggle-quarter and here's your count-aquila." "I can bank, ginny bank, ginny bank the weaver."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: nonballad money
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, p. 68, "Round the Corn, Sally" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12025
NOTES: Allen/Ware/Garrison can make little of the text of this, and I can't say I blame them -- but might that last verse have somehow floated in from the chorus of "Jenny Dang the Weaver"? - RBW
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File: AWG068A

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