Poor Little Kitty Puss
DESCRIPTION: Fiddle tune with lyrics: "Pore little Kitty Puss, Pore little feller, Pore little Kitty Puss, Died in the cellar." "Pore little Fido, Pore little Fidie, Pore little Fidie Died last Friday." Possible chorus: "Don't you hear them wolves a-howling..."
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: animal death nonballad dancetune
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
BrownIII 108, "Poor Little Kitty Puss" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 108, "Poor Little Kitty Puss" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Hudson 146, p. 293, [no title] (1 fragment)
ST Br3108 (Full)
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