There's a Hole in the Bucket

DESCRIPTION: Circular song, "There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza." "Then fix it..." "With what?" "Straw." "The straw is too long." Etc., until "...too dry." "Then wet it." "With what?" "Water." "With what shall I fetch it?" "The bucket." "There's a hole..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Korson-PennLegends -- German version)
KEYWORDS: questions tasks dialog humorous husband wife
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 83-85, "Der Jug hot en Loch (The Jug Has a Hole)"; pp. 252-255, "Liewer Henry (Dear Henry)" (2 very distinct German texts plus English translations, 2 tunes)
BrownSchinhanV 731, "Hole in the Bucket" (1 text, 1 tune)

Pete Seeger, "Hole in the Bucket" (on PeteSeeger31) (on PeteSeeger47)
File: DTholebc

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