Clap Hands, Clap Hands

DESCRIPTION: "Clap hands, clap hands, Till father/mammie comes home; For father's got money/Mammie will bring something But mother's got none/Daddy will bring none"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Maclagan)
KEYWORDS: game baby father mother money
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,High)), Canada(Ont)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
GreigDuncan8 1564, "Clap Your Handies" (1 text, 1 tune)
Opie-Oxford2 200, "Clap hands, clap hands" (2 texts)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #602, p. 240, "(Clap hands, clap hands)"
ADDITIONAL: R.C. Maclagan, "Additions to _The Games of Argyleshire_" in Folk-Lore, (London, 1905 ("Digitized by Google")), Vol. XVI, p. 453, ("Clap hands, clap hands till Mammie comes hame")
W.J. and Katherine H. Wintemberg, "Folk-Lore from Grey County, Ontario" in The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. XXXI, No. 119 (Jan 1918 (available online by JSTOR)), #356, p. 112 "Clap Hands"

Roud #12963
File: GrD81564

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