Rigby Johnson Chandler

DESCRIPTION: Floating lyrics, united by the refrain "Rigby Johnson Chandler" or similar. Examples: Old man went out to plow And he hooked up a hog with a Jersey cow"; "Two old maids sitting in the sand"; "[My woman] went to the circus and ran off with the clown."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1969
KEYWORDS: nonsense nonballad drink oldmaid floatingverses chickens
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fife-Cowboy/West 10, "Rigby Johnson Chandler" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11084
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Salty Dog" (floating lyrics)
File: FCW010

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