Oh, Lovely, Come This Way

DESCRIPTION: "I had an old shoe, it had no heel (x3), I looked like a preacher with a mouthful of meal." "Oh, lovely, come this way (x3), Never let the wheels of the church roll away." Other verses often extravagant and floating, e.g. "Whip old Satan round the stump"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: nonballad playparty floatingverses devil clothes
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 98, "Oh, Lovely, Come This Way" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 98, "Oh, Lovely, Come This Way" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #8372
NOTES [37 words]: About half of the verses in Brown are paralleled in the Woodie Brothers recording "Chased Old Satan Through the Door," but as that piece has a different chorus, form, and apparent purpose, I classify them separately. - RBW
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File: Br3098

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