Old Lady Sittin' in the Dining Room
DESCRIPTION: A ring-skipping song. "Choose the one the ring go round, Choose the one the morning, Choose the one with the coal black hair, And kiss and call her honey."
EARLIEST DATE: 1939
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Botkin-SoFolklr, p. 705, "Old Lady Sittin' in the Dining Room" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Another "Weevily Wheat" variant? - RBW
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