Bulldog on the Bank, The
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the bulldog on the bank, and the bullfrog in the pool (x3), The bulldog called the bullfrog a green old water fool." Animals interact, with unusual results: A snapper catches the bullfrog's paw; a monkey gives an owl ink to drink; etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1887 (College Songs)
KEYWORDS: nonballad humorous animal
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Silber-FSWB, p. 399, "The Bullfrog On The Bank" (1 text)
Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 47, "The Bulldog and the Bullfrog" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Henry Randall Waite, _College Songs: A Collection of New and Popular Songs of the American Colleges_, new and enlarged edition, Oliver Ditson & Co., 1887, p. 76, "The Bull-Dog" (1 text, 1 tune) *part 3, pp. 48-49 in the 1876 edition)
ST FSWB399B (Partial)
cf. "John Brown's Body" (tune & meter) and references there
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