Bottle Alley Song
DESCRIPTION: "Where yoy git dem bongee shoes? Git 'em from Mullally. Where Mullaly keep he store? Corner King and Bottle Alley." Similarly, one singer inquires of the other where he acquired that "mookum," "pongee shirt," "dog-bed suit," etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (Southern Folklore Quarterly)
KEYWORDS: commerce clothes nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, p. 301, "Bottle Alley Song" (1 text)
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