Eight Little Cylinders
DESCRIPTION: "Eight little cylinders sitting facing heaven, One blew its head off, then there were seven. Seven little cylinders used to playing tricks, One warped its inlet valve...." And so on, till the last cylinder "gave its efforts up And ascended up to heaven"
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 226-227, "Eight Little Cylinders" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Ninety-Nine Bottles of Beer" (counting)
cf. "Ten Little Injuns" (counting)
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