Vowels, The

DESCRIPTION: "B-a, ba; b-e, be; B-i, bick-a-bi; B-o, bick-a-bi-bo; B-u, bu, bick-a-bi-bo-bu." Similarly through the alphabet: "C-a, ca; C-e, ce, C-i, cick-a-ci." (The text does not specify whether "cick" is pronounced "sick" or "kick.")
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: wordplay nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
BrownIII 139, "The Vowels" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 139, "The Vowel" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Randolph 873, "The Alphabet Song" (6 texts, 6 tunes, but the "E" and "F" texts are "The Vowels")
Arnold, p. 131, "B-A-Bay" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #3303
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Alphabet Songs"
File: Br3139

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