DESCRIPTION: "I went to see Miss Lucy; I'd never been there before. Last time I saw Miss Lucy, She was rolling on the floor."
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: playparty courting
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV, p. 547, "Miss Lucy" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the BrownSchinhanV fragment. There are a number of songs with the verse "I went to see my (Susie), she met me at the door, Said I needn't to come any more..."; I suspect this is related to one of them. But I don't know which; the lyric floats into, among other things, "The Keys of Canterbury," "Goodbye, Susan Jane," "Sally Anne," and "I Was Born About Ten Thousand Years Ago (Bragging Song)." - RBW
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