Oor Cat's Deid
DESCRIPTION: "Whirry, whirra, the cat she's deid, And whirry, whirra, there's a sod on her heid, And in a wee hole we'll bury them a', And for wee puss we'll sing for a'."
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: lullaby death burial animal
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H40b, p. 17, "A Child's Lullaby" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Lingle Lingle Lang Tang (Our Cat's Dead)"
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