Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
DESCRIPTION: "Chicken in the bread tray, Scratching out the dough, (Granny/Auntie) will your dog bite? No, chile, no." Other verses may also be about chickens or involve questions: "Auntie, will your oven bake?"
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: bird chickens food nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
BrownIII 158, "Chicken in the Bread Tray" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 158, "Chicken in the Bread Tray" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Browne 181, "Chicken in the Bread Trough" (1 text, 1 tune)
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 194, (no title) (1 short text)
Floyd County Ramblers, "Granny, Will Your Dog Bite?" (Victor V-23759, 1930/Timely Tunes 1561)
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