I'm a Little Tea Pot

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a little teapot, short and stout, Here is my handle, here is my spout." The pot will "shout" when the tea is ready, at which time the tea can be poured out
AUTHOR: George H. Sanders and Clarence Z. Kelley (source: Dolby)
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (date of composition, according to Dolby)
KEYWORDS: food nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dolby, p. 161, "I'm a Little Teapot" (1 text)
Roud #20416
NOTES: Given how recent this song is, it's not a surprise that this doesn't show up in any folk music collections. But, interestingly, the version I learned of this has significant differences from the version in Dolby (which is also longer than the version I know), so apparently it has undergone some folk processing. - RBW
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