DESCRIPTION: Composite of verses about Lulu and mountain life, e.g. "Lulu, get your hair cut Just like mine." "I went a fishin' an' fished for shad, First I caught was my old dad." "I'll give you a nickel, An' I'll give you a dime To see little Lulu Cut her shine"
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (JAFL 22)
KEYWORDS: courting fishing nonballad floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
BrownIII 183, "Lulu" (1 text, clearly composed of parts of different songs as some stanzas are twice the length of others)
BrownSchinhanV 183, "Lulu" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
ReedSmith, p. 20, "Lulu" (1 short text, 1 tune, too short to be clearly identified, so I filed it here based on "feel")
cf. "The Shad" (floating verse)
NOTES: This might be connected in some way with "My Lulu." But the Brown and Sandburg versions have only the woman's name in common, so I've separated them. - RBW
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