Kissing Song (II -- She Just Kept Kissing On)

DESCRIPTION: "I gave her kisses one, kisses one (x2), I gave her kisses one, And she said 'twas well begun, So we kept kissing on, kissing on." Similarly, "Kisses two... She said that would not do...." and so on, up to perhaps "ten... begin again"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love courting nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE) Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 313, "Kissing Song" (1 text plus a fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 313, "Kissing Song" (1 tuns plus a text excerpt)

Roud #4388
RECORDINGS:
Kelly Harrell, "She Just Kept Kissing On" (Victor V-40095, 1929; on KHarrell02)
Mrs. Hartley Minifie, "I Gave Her Kisses One" (on ONEFowke01)

NOTES: The editors of Brown link this with the other "Kissing Song" found in Randolph. This is perverse -- this is a counting song, Randolph's a genuine courting song. - RBW
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File: Br3313

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