Old Aunt Katy

DESCRIPTION: "Old Aunt Katy was a good old soul, Patched my breeches right full of holes." "Up the ridge and down the ridge And run old Katy home." "Old Aunt Katy was a good old soul, Crossed the bridge and paid her toll." "Old Aunt Katy dressed mighty fine...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: clothes nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 323, "Old Aunt Katy" (1 text plus mention of 1 more)
Roud #15889
NOTES: The notes in Brown suggest that this is a play-party. It feels more like a fiddle tune to me. But with no tune and no gaming instructions, we can't say. - RBW
File: Br3323

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