One Fine Day

DESCRIPTION: Floating verse song: "One fine day I went to mill, I got stuck on Badger's Hill; I hawed my horses... But to save my soul I couldn't get a start." "There was a frog lived in the spring." "The black cat spit in the white cat's eye." Etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Garnder/Chickering)
LONG DESCRIPTION: Floating verse song: "One fine day I went to mill, I got stuck on Badger's Hill; I hawed my horses... But to save my soul I couldn't get a start." "There was a frog lived in the spring." "The black cat spit in the white cat's eye." "Now maybe you think there's another verse To this here song, but there ain't." Chorus: "Oh where you come from, knock a nigger down, A wagon full of bum shells, knock...."
KEYWORDS: nonballad floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gardner/Chickering 201, "One Fine Day" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3711
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Kemo Kimo" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Gray Cat on the Tennessee Farm" (floating lyrics)
NOTES: No, the tune is *not* "Turkey in the Straw." - RBW
File: GC201

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