Cook and the Ladle, The
DESCRIPTION: "As I was a-walking up the stair Who did I meet but the cook and the ladle? ... Tadle eedle ah lil dum dadie Tadle eedle ah lil dum dee"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan8)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1781, "The Cook and the Ladle" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 fragment. - BS
I have a strange feeling that this is about George I and his mistress Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg, known as "The Maypole" because she was so tall and skinny. "The Ladle" would also have been a good description. But this is most idle of speculations. - RBW
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